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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 5:25 AM AKST on March 01, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on March 02, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight akst
tonight...

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight akst tonight.

* Blowing snow and snow... reducing visibility to zero.

* Winds... west 30 to 50 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Timing... conditions will improve late this evening as high
pressure builds over the area and winds diminish.

* Impacts... visibility will be very poor and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions should be
expected. Travel and outdoor activities will be extremely
difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:27 AM AKST on March 01, 2015


... Public information statement...

A strong and fast moving cold front brought strong and gusty
winds to much of the interior and Arctic coast Saturday evening.
Blizzard conditions were experienced on the central and eastern
Arctic coast.

On the Arctic coast and interior Arctic coast... the highest
wind gusts were reported at the following locations...

Point Thompson... ... ... ..76 mph.
Inigok airfield... ... ... .61 mph.
Kuparuk... ... ... ... ... ... 56 mph.
Umiat Airport... ... ... ... 54 mph.
DeadHorse Airport... ... ..53 mph.
Atqasuk... ... ... ... ... ... 52 mph.
Barrow... ... ... ... ... ... .43 mph.

No reports were available from Kaktovik... but that area likely
experienced severe blizzard conditions with wind gusts exceeding
70 mph.

Over the central and eastern interior... the highest wind
gusts were reported at the following locations...

Helmut mountain RAWS... ..67 mph.
Fairbanks Airport... ... ..50 mph... occurred at 737 PM akst Saturday
Eagle Summit... ... ... ... .49 mph.
Goldstream Airport... ... .47 mph.
Hodzana RAWS... ... ... ... .45 mph.
Caribou Peak... ... ... ... .43 mph.
Blair likes... ... ... ... ..42 mph.
Fort Greely... ... ... ... ..42 mph.
Fort Yukon RAWS... ... ... .41 mph.
Wonder Lake RAWS... ... ... 39 mph.
Salcha... ... ... ... ... ... .38 mph.
Stuart creek RAWS... ... ..38 mph.

The fast moving front produced 2.6 inches of snow at the
Fairbanks Airport.

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