Blizzard Warning - Alaska

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
735 AM AKST FRI NOV 11 2011

KUSKOKWIM DELTA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BETHEL...HOOPER BAY...NUNIVAK ISLAND
735 AM AKST FRI NOV 11 2011

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT.

* SNOW...5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING WITH GREATEST AMOUNTS NORTH OF BETHEL. SNOW
DRIFTING 1 TO 2 FEET IS POSSIBLE.

* VISIBILITY...WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES.

* WIND...ALONG THE COAST...EAST WIND 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
MPH. INLAND...EAST WIND 25 TO 40 MPH DIMINISHING IN THE EVENING
AND THEN INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST AROUND MIDNIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW AND WIND WILL SPREAD INLAND TODAY AND CONTINUE
THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. LIMITED VISIBILITY IN
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITE-OUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. ALL TRAVEL AND
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.


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