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12:30 PM AKST on February 28, 2015 (GMT -0900)
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Active Advisory: Blizzard Warning, Special Statement Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 39 ft 70.21 °N, 150.99 °W | Updated 37 minutes ago

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8:36 AM 5:57 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 80% visible
Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Windchill 13 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PAQT 282053Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM UP BKN050 OVC060 M05/M07 A2968 RMK AO2 UPB48 SLP052 6//// T10501072 56030 TSNO PNO

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Pressure 29.69 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 5000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Windchill 13 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PAQT 282053Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM UP BKN050 OVC060 M05/M07 A2968 RMK AO2 UPB48 SLP052 6//// T10501072 56030 TSNO PNO

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Blizzard Warning
Statement as of 4:22 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Blizzard Warning now in effect from noon today to 6 PM akst
Sunday...

The Blizzard Warning is now in effect from noon today to 6 PM
akst Sunday.

* Blowing snow and snow... reducing visibility to zero.

* Winds... northwest 35 to 50 mph gusting to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this morning and conditions will
rapidly deteriorate as the winds continue to increase in the
afternoon. Conditions will improve Sunday evening as high
pressure builds over the area and winds diminish.

* Impacts... visibility will be very poor and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions should be
expected. Travel and outdoor activities will be extremely
difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.





Special Statement
Statement as of 6:40 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Blizzard will begin on the central Arctic coast this afternoon
and on the eastern Arctic coast late this afternoon...

A strong cold front will move rapidly eastward across the Arctic
coast today. Very strong west winds will develop with the frontal
passage and continue through Sunday. Winds gusting as high as 60
mph are expected on the central Arctic coast. Snow and blowing
snow will produce whiteout conditions and reduce visibility to
near zero.

Blizzard conditions on the eastern Arctic coast are expected to
be severe... with sustained winds of 65 mph and gusts as high as 80
mph. Temperatures will fall to 10 to 15 below zero by Sunday
afternoon. Snow and blowing snow will produce whiteout conditions
and reduce visibility to near zero.

This will be a dangerous and life threatening storm. People
engaged in outdoor activities should seek shelter before the
blizzard begins. Travel should be postponed until the blizzard
conditions end.



640 am akst Sat Feb 28 2015

... Blizzard will begin on the central Arctic coast this afternoon
and on the eastern Arctic coast late this afternoon...

A strong cold front will move rapidly eastward across the Arctic
coast today. Very strong west winds will develop with the frontal
passage and continue through Sunday. Winds gusting as high as 60
mph are expected on the central Arctic coast. Snow and blowing
snow will produce whiteout conditions and reduce visibility to
near zero.

Blizzard conditions on the eastern Arctic coast are expected to
be severe... with sustained winds of 65 mph and gusts as high as 80
mph. Temperatures will fall to 10 to 15 below zero by Sunday
afternoon. Snow and blowing snow will produce whiteout conditions
and reduce visibility to near zero.

This will be a dangerous and life threatening storm. People
engaged in outdoor activities should seek shelter before the
blizzard begins. Travel should be postponed until the blizzard
conditions end.