Eastern 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 remains in effect until midnight akst Sunday
night...

* what... blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected.

* Where... eastern Beaufort Sea coast.

* When... until midnight Sunday night.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 60 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.



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