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Weather Alert - Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
233 PM AKST Sat Feb 16 2019


AKZ208-170900-

Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Noatak, Kiana, and Red Dog Mine
233 PM AKST Sat Feb 16 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow occurring. Visibility one
quarter mile or less at times. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch are
expected.

* WHERE...Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys north of Noatak.

* WHEN...Until midnight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.