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Blizzard Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ211-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0016.221210T1200Z-221211T2100Z/
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Including Nome, White Mountain, and Golovin
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of
  7 to 12 inches. Blowing snow will reduce visibility to one
  quarter mile or less at times. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Southern Seward Peninsula Coast.

* WHEN...From 3 AM Saturday to noon AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Large snow drifts may
  form. Power outages may occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow and worst conditions are
  expected near Nome from mid-day Saturday through early Saturday
  evening.

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 difficult.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ213-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.BZ.W.0016.221210T1000Z-221211T2100Z/
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-
Including Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales,
and Diomede
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of
  3 to 5 inches. Blowing snow will reduce visibility to one
  quarter mile or less at times. Winds gusting as high as 70 mph.

* WHERE...St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast.

* WHEN...From 1 AM Saturday to noon AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Large snow drifts may
  form. Power outages may occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds and worst conditions
  are expected Saturday afternoon along the Bering Strait coast.

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 difficult.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ212-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0023.221210T1500Z-221211T2100Z/
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
Including Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk,
and Shaktoolik
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills.

* WHEN...From 6 AM Saturday to noon AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could reduce visibility to one half mile or less at times.
  Large snow drifts may form. Power outages may occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow is expected from Elim to
  Koyuk. Areas south of Koyuk will see 1 to 3 inches of snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ215-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0023.221210T1200Z-221211T2100Z/
Lower Yukon Valley-
Including Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk, Anvik,
and Flat
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO NOON AKST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 8 to 12 inches.

* WHERE...Lower Yukon Valley.

* WHEN...From 3 AM Saturday to noon AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. Large snow drifts may
  form. Power outages may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ214-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.W.0023.221210T0800Z-221211T1800Z/
Yukon Delta-
Including Mountain Village, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik,
Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay, Hooper Bay, Marshall,
Nunam Iqua, and Pitkas Point
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM
AKST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 55
  mph. Chance of freezing rain.

* WHERE...Yukon Delta.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 9 AM AKST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could reduce visibility to one quarter mile or less at times.
  Large snow drifts may form. Power outages may occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Near blizzard conditions are expected from
  Hooper Bay to Scammon Bay Saturday morning. Snow may change over
  to freezing rain Saturday afternoon with ice accumulations of a
  light glaze possible through early Sunday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice are expected or occurring. This will make travel very
difficult or impossible.

&&

$$


Gale Warning


Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ201-100330-
Etolin Strait to Dall Point-
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing fog. Snow.
Freezing spray.
.SAT...S winds 40 kt. Seas 15 ft. Snow and rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 25 kt. Seas 10 ft. Rain.
.SUN...W winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 30 kt. Seas 11 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TUE...E winds 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ210-100330-
Dall Point to Wales-
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 17 ft. Freezing fog. Snow.
Freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 45 kt. Seas 17 ft. Snow and rain. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft. Blowing snow. Rain. Vsby
1 NM or less. Freezing spray.
.SUN...W winds 35 kt. Seas 17 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 40 kt. Seas 16 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...E winds 45 kt. Seas 15 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
405 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southwest Alaska+Bristol Bay+The
Alaska Peninsula Waters and the Aleutian Islands up to 100 nm out.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ181-100200-
North and West of Nunivak Island-
405 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...GALE WARNING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 11 ft building to 18 ft after
midnight. Snow and rain.
.SAT...S wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the afternoon. Seas
17 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW wind 25 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 kt. Seas 12 ft.
.MON...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 14 ft.
.TUE...S wind 40 kt. Seas 16 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
405 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for Southwest Alaska+Bristol Bay+The
Alaska Peninsula Waters and the Aleutian Islands up to 100 nm out.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ185-100200-
Saint Matthew Island Waters-
405 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...GALE WARNING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.TODAY...S wind 25 kt becoming SE 40 kt in the afternoon. Seas
12 ft. Snow and rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 45 kt. Seas 18 ft. Widespread rain and snow
showers.
.SAT...E of Saint Matthew Island, S wind 40 kt becoming SW 30 kt
in the afternoon. W of Saint Matthew Island, W wind 35 kt. Seas 18
ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.SUN...W wind 35 kt. Seas 21 ft.
.MON...S wind 40 kt. Seas 17 ft.
.TUE...W wind 40 kt. Seas 21 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ127-100130-
Valdez Narrows-
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind increasing to 40 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N wind 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt after midnight.
Seas 4 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...N wind 25 kt. Seas 3 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...N wind 15 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.SUN...N wind 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N wind 20 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
418 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ155-100100-
/O.COR.PAFC.WW.Y.0044.221210T0900Z-221211T0000Z/
Kuskokwim Delta-
Including the cities of Bethel and Nunivak Island
418 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 3 PM AKST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph.

* WHERE...Kuskokwim Delta.

* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 3 PM AKST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on difficult travel. Areas of blowing snow could
  significantly reduce visibility to a half mile. Gusty winds may
  create higher surf and elevated water levels along the coast.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds will be along the
  coast. Expect gusts up to 45 mph inland, including areas around
  Bethel. Temperatures will warm into the low to mid 30s and winds
  will diminish Saturday afternoon with the blowing snow threat
  ending.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Slow down and use caution
while traveling.


&&

$$


Heavy Freezing Spray Warning


Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Offshore Waters Forecast for the US Arctic Waters

Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest one-third of
the combined wind wave and swell height. Individual waves may be
twice as high.

PKZ500-100130-
Western US Arctic Offshore-
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...W winds 20 kt. Seas 5 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 9 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.MON...S winds 45 kt. Seas 11 ft.
.TUE...SW winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast for Northwest Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Northwestern Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ220-100330-
Wales to Cape Thompson-
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S winds 20 kt. Seas building to 4 ft. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 20 kt. Seas 4 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...E winds 35 kt. Seas 10 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 40 kt. Seas 12 ft. Freezing fog. Snow.
Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...S winds 35 kt. Seas 11 ft. Blowing snow. Snow. Vsby 1 NM
or less. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 8 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.MON...SW winds 40 kt. Seas 9 ft.
.TUE...E winds 35 kt. Seas 13 ft.

$$

Dec 22

Coastal Waters Forecast for Arctic Alaska
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Arctic Alaska Coastal Waters out 100 NM

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent the average of the highest one-
third of the combined wind-wave and swell height.

PKZ230-100330-
Cape Beaufort to Point Franklin-
452 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW winds 15 kt. Seas 4 ft. Freezing fog. Heavy freezing
spray.
.TONIGHT...S winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT...SE winds 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 25 kt. Seas 7 ft. Heavy freezing spray.
.SUN...E winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy freezing
spray.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 30 kt. Seas 7 ft. Blowing snow. Heavy
freezing spray.
.MON...SW winds 45 kt. Seas 10 ft.
.TUE...S winds 30 kt. Seas 8 ft.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ140-100130-
Cook Inlet North of Kalgin Island-
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.TONIGHT...N wind 15 kt becoming variable 10 kt after midnight.
Seas in ice free waters 3 ft. Freezing spray early.
.SAT...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.SUN...N wind 25 kt. Seas in ice free waters 5 ft.
.MON...N wind 20 kt. Seas in ice free waters 4 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 10 kt. Seas in ice free waters 2 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ126-100130-
Port Valdez-
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...E wind 20 kt increasing to 30 kt by afternoon.
Gusts to 35 kt increasing to 45 kt in the afternoon.
Seas building to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E wind 25 kt. Gusts to 40 kt diminishing to
30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 ft. Freezing spray.
.SAT...E wind 15 kt diminishing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Gusts to 25 kt in the morning. Seas 3 ft subsiding.
Freezing spray in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...Variable wind less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage Alaska
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

Coastal Waters Forecast for the Northern Gulf of Alaska Coast
up to 100 nm out including Kodiak Island and Cook Inlet.

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ125-100130-
Prince William Sound-
346 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...N wind 30 kt. Gusts to 40 kt out of bays and passes.
Seas 7 ft. Freezing spray out of western bays.
.TONIGHT...N wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft. Freezing spray out of
western bays.
.SAT...N wind 20 kt becoming variable 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4
ft subsiding to 2 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 20 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH MON...NE wind 30 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.TUE...NE wind 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ216-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.A.0018.221210T2100Z-221212T0900Z/
Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Including Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, and Koyukuk
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10
  inches possible.

* WHERE...Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys.

* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heaviest snow is expected near Kaltag.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ209-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.A.0018.221210T2100Z-221211T2100Z/
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Including Kotzebue, Selawik, and Noorvik
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of up to 5 inches possible. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. Winds could gust as high
  as 50 mph.

* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.

* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. Large snow drifts may
  form. Power outages may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ207-092230-
/O.NEW.PAFG.WS.A.0018.221210T2100Z-221211T2100Z/
Chukchi Sea Coast-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, and Espenberg
529 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of up to 4 inches possible. Winds could gust as
  high as 55 mph.

* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast.

* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
  could significantly reduce visibility. Large snow drifts may
  form. Power outages may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
533 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

AKZ211-213-214-100100-
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-Yukon Delta-
Including Nome, White Mountain, Golovin, Gambell, Savoonga,
Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales, Diomede, Mountain Village,
Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik, Pilot Station, St Marys, Scammon Bay,
Hooper Bay, Marshall, Nunam Iqua, and Pitkas Point
533 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2022

...Elevated Water Levels Along The Coast Saturday...

A strong storm moving through the Bering Sea will bring elevated
waters to coastal areas from the Lower Yukon Delta to the Bering
Strait.

Water levels will be 2 to 3 feet above the normal high tide line.
This will push water up on top of the ice through cracks and along
the coast. Ice may also be pushed up on shore.

Strong southeast to south winds will move into the area Saturday
morning becoming southwest Saturday night and diminishing.

Residents should move possessions away from the coast.

$$

Special Weather Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
1251 PM AKST Thu Dec 8 2022

AKZ207>217-092100-
Chukchi Sea Coast-Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley-
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula-
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast-
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills-
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast-Yukon Delta-
Lower Yukon Valley-Lower Koyukuk and Middle Yukon Valleys-
Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys-
Including Point Hope, Shishmaref, Kivalina, Espenberg, Noatak,
Kiana, Red Dog Mine, Kotzebue, Selawik, Noorvik, Buckland,
Deering, Candle, Council, Haycock, Pilgrim Springs,
Serpentine Hot Springs, Taylor, Nome, White Mountain, Golovin,
Unalakleet, Stebbins, St Michael, Elim, Koyuk, Shaktoolik,
Gambell, Savoonga, Brevig Mission, Teller, Wales, Diomede,
Mountain Village, Emmonak, Alakanuk, Kotlik, Pilot Station,
St Marys, Scammon Bay, Hooper Bay, Marshall, Nunam Iqua,
Pitkas Point, Russian Mission, Grayling, Holy Cross, Shageluk,
Anvik, Flat, Galena, Nulato, Huslia, Kaltag, Ruby, Koyukuk,
Ambler, Shungnak, and Kobuk
1251 PM AKST Thu Dec 8 2022

...Significant Snow And Possible Blizzard Conditions over the West
Coast Saturday through Sunday...

A low pressure system and associated frontal boundary could bring
heavy snow over most of the west coast with a chance of blizzard
conditions along the Coast from the Bering Strait to Point Hope
early Saturday morning and continuing into Sunday. The heaviest
snow expected over the Seward Penn and Nulato Hills with the
potential for 6 to 12 inches. Southeast winds of 30 to 45 mph with
gusts to 60 mph possible from the Bering Strait to Point Hope.
In addition to strong winds, snow and blowing snow favorable
south to westerly fetch will likely produce elevated water levels
off the coast.


For the latest forecasts go to www.weather.gov/fairbanks.

$$

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