... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 9 am Friday to
midnight akst Saturday night...
* what... heavy snow and blowing snow expected, with periods of
low visibility. Freezing rain is possible Friday night and
Saturday. Travel will be very difficult. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, are expected. Visibility will
be near zero at times.
* Where... Chukchi Sea coast.
* When... 9 am Friday to midnight Saturday night. Heavy snow and
blowing snow will develop during the day Friday. The strongest
winds and worst conditions will be Friday afternoon and
through Saturday afternoon. There is a chance of freezing rain
late Friday night and Saturday.
* Additional details... winds gusting to 50 mph will cause areas
of blowing and drifting snow.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.
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Issued: 4:30 PM AKST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service