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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 2:25 PM AKST on February 12, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 14, 2016


... Blizzard Warning now in effect until 6 am akst Sunday...

* blowing snow... will reduce visibility to near zero at times.

* Winds... east winds to 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph.

* Timing... blizzard conditions will continue through early Sunday
morning. The worst conditions will be tonight and Saturday with
visibility falling to near zero.

* Impacts... visibility will be very poor and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions will occur. Travel
and outdoor activities will be 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 4:02 PM AKST on February 12, 2016

Expires 10:15 PM EST on February 12, 2016


... Strong blizzard over the North Slope through this weekend...

Blizzard conditions are now occuring across the Arctic slope from
Barrow east. These conditions will spread west to Wainwright
tonight. East winds will blow to 45 mph at Barrow and 55 mph from
Prudhoe Bay to Kaktovik tonight and Saturday. There will be white
out conditions and heavy drifting snow. Low visibility in blowing
snow is also occuring on the Dalton Highway as far south as The
Sag river dot Camp.

The worst conditions are expected to be tonight and Saturday but
the blizzard will linger into early Sunday morning. Winds will
decrease slowly on Sunday and conditions will slowly improve
Sunday and Sunday night.



402 PM akst Fri Feb 12 2016

... Strong blizzard over the North Slope through this weekend...

Blizzard conditions are now occuring across the Arctic slope from
Barrow east. These conditions will spread west to Wainwright
tonight. East winds will blow to 45 mph at Barrow and 55 mph from
Prudhoe Bay to Kaktovik tonight and Saturday. There will be white
out conditions and heavy drifting snow. Low visibility in blowing
snow is also occuring on the Dalton Highway as far south as The
Sag river dot Camp.

The worst conditions are expected to be tonight and Saturday but
the blizzard will linger into early Sunday morning. Winds will
decrease slowly on Sunday and conditions will slowly improve
Sunday and Sunday night.




402 PM akst Fri Feb 12 2016

... Strong blizzard over the North Slope through this weekend...

Blizzard conditions are now occuring across the Arctic slope from
Barrow east. These conditions will spread west to Wainwright
tonight. East winds will blow to 45 mph at Barrow and 55 mph from
Prudhoe Bay to Kaktovik tonight and Saturday. There will be white
out conditions and heavy drifting snow. Low visibility in blowing
snow is also occuring on the Dalton Highway as far south as The
Sag river dot Camp.

The worst conditions are expected to be tonight and Saturday but
the blizzard will linger into early Sunday morning. Winds will
decrease slowly on Sunday and conditions will slowly improve
Sunday and Sunday night.



Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
District of Columbia - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Wind Chill Advisory
Kentucky - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Montana - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New York - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Beach Hazard Statement , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Vermont - Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Air Stagnation Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report

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