Prospect Creek, Prospect Cree, AK

11:12 AM AKST on February 28, 2015 (GMT -0900)
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Location: Bettles Field, AK
Elevation: 852 ft
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Elev 852 ft 66.82 °N, 150.66 °W | Updated 35 minutes ago

Light Snow
Light Snow Mist
16 °F
Feels Like 16 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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8:21 AM 6:09 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 79% visible
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Few 1400 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 16 °F
Dew Point 11 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall -999.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PABT 281949Z 16004KT 1SM -SN BR FEW014 OVC028 M07/M08 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP164 T10671083 PNO

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Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 1.0 miles
Clouds Few 1400 ft
Overcast 2800 ft
Windchill 16 °F
Dew Point 11 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall -999.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PABT 281949Z 16004KT 1SM -SN BR FEW014 OVC028 M07/M08 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP164 T10671083 PNO

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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:26 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from 3 PM this afternoon
to 6 am akst Sunday...

The Winter Weather Advisory for snow... blowing snow... and winds
is now in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to 6 am akst Sunday.

* Blowing snow... reducing visibility to one half mile or less
at times.

* Snow... 3 to 5 inches.

* Winds... west at 15 to 25 mph with local gusts to 40 mph. On
summits... west winds gusting to 40 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly late this afternoon and
continue through this evening. Conditions will slowly improve
after midnight as winds diminish and snow ends.

* Impacts... visibility will be greatly reduced and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions may occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that one or more winter weather
hazards are expected to cause travel difficulties.





Special Statement
Statement as of 6:53 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

... Strong and gusty winds with snow and blowing snow will
begin late this afternoon...

A strong cold front moving eastward across the Alaska interior
will generate strong and gusty winds... along with snow and blowing
snow. Winds gusting to as high as 40 to 45 mph are expected
at valley levels. Winds of 30 to 50 mph are expected on
the higher summits on the Steese Highway. Winds gusting to
40 mph are expected over summits on the Elliott and temperatures
will fall sharply tonight after the frontal passage. Blizzard
conditions may occur over higher summits on the Dalton... Steese... and
Elliott highways. Blowing and drifting snow will likely make
these roads impassable over the higher summits. Travel over these
highways should be postponed until the winds subside and the snow
ends.

People should postpone any travel into the back country
until the winds subside. In the Fairbanks area... strong
wind gusts could down trees and cause power outages.

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653 am akst Sat Feb 28 2015

... Strong and gusty winds with snow and blowing snow will
begin late this afternoon...

A strong cold front moving eastward across the Alaska interior
will generate strong and gusty winds... along with snow and blowing
snow. Winds gusting to as high as 40 to 45 mph are expected
at valley levels. Winds of 30 to 50 mph are expected on
the higher summits on the Steese Highway. Winds gusting to
40 mph are expected over summits on the Elliott and temperatures
will fall sharply tonight after the frontal passage. Blizzard
conditions may occur over higher summits on the Dalton... Steese... and
Elliott highways. Blowing and drifting snow will likely make
these roads impassable over the higher summits. Travel over these
highways should be postponed until the winds subside and the snow
ends.

People should postpone any travel into the back country
until the winds subside. In the Fairbanks area... strong
wind gusts could down trees and cause power outages.

Rf