Chukchi Sea Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:08 PM AKDT Mar. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 4 PM akdt Thursday...

* what... heavy snow and blowing snow with blizzard conditions are
expected. Freezing rain is possible. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Total snow accumulations of 6 inches are expected.
Ice accumulation will be a trace.

* Where... Chukchi Sea coast. The strongest winds and lowest
visibility will be from Kivalina north.

* When... until 4 PM Thursday. Strong winds along with snow,
blowing snow, and low visibility are now developing. These
conditions will continue through Thursday afternoon.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow with whiteout conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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