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Anchorage Office of Emergency Management
Monday January 23rd, 2017 :: 05:18 p.m. AKST

Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory until 06:00AM Tuesday

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST TUESDAY FOR PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN PASS... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...PORTAGE VALLEY AND TURNAGAIN PASS.

* VISIBILITY...ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WIND...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 50 MPH...STRONGEST THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY.

* TIMING...CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE TUESDAY MORNING AS WINDS DIMINISH AND SNOW INTENSITY DECREASES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

Instructions:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING, ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

Address/Location
Anchorage Office of Emergency Management
1305 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-343-1401

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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 Weather Advisory

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