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City of Adak, Alaska
Saturday January 21st, 2017 :: 10:11 a.m. AKST
Advisory

Winter Storm Warning until 05:00AM Sunday

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM AKST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR BLOWING SNOW AND HIGH WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM AKST SUNDAY.

* SNOW...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND...EAST 45 TO 60 WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY THEN PEAK LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL DEVELOP NEAR ADAK LATE THIS AFTERNOON THEN SPREAD ATKA. BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES WILL BE WORST THIS EVENING WITH IMPROVING CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT AS TEMPERATURES RISE ABOVE FREEZING.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. HIGH WINDS MAY MOVE LOOSE DEBRIS AND MAY DAMAGE PROPERTY. DRIVING WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CENTRAL ALEUTIANS

Instructions:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW, SLEET, AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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Address/Location
City of Adak, Alaska
100 Mechanic Rd
Adak, AK 99546

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-592-4500

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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