Central Beaufort Sea Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 1:42 PM AKST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning in effect until 3 PM akst Sunday...

* what... blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2
inches are expected.

* Where... central Beaufort Sea coast.

* When... until 3 PM Sunday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 50 mph will cause
whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of
the snow is likely. Winds will diminish for a few hours Saturday
morning then increase with blizzard conditions redeveloping.

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 whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. The latest Road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.




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