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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 11:42 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

Expires 10:00 AM EST on March 01, 2015


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

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow... blowing snow... and winds
remains 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... 2 to 3 inches.

* Winds... west at 15 to 25 mph with local gusts Tom 40 mph. On
summits... west winds 30 to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly late this afternoon with
conditions rapidly deteriorating by early this evening.
Conditions gradually improving after midnight tonight 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

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 01, 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


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


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Arkansas - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Frost Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
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Connecticut - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
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Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Freezing Rain Advisory
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
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Iowa - Record Report
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
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Oregon - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Freezing Fog Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Record Report
Wyoming - Public Information Statement