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Valdez Police Department
Friday March 3rd, 2017 :: 11:03 a.m. AKST
Advisory

NWS high wind warning for Valdez remains in effect thru 6pm tonight. Flying debris poses serious safety hazard.

PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT
POTENTIAL HAZARD: FLYING DEBRIS CAUSED BY HIGH WINDS

The National Weather Service reports the high wind warning for Valdez and Thompson Pass (40-65mph winds with gusts to 75-85mph) remains in effect until 6:00 p.m. Friday.

Flying debris can pose serious safety hazards. Residents are urged to secure loose objects that could be blown around or damaged by the wind.

Residents are advised to limit driving to only that necessary and refrain from walking on all city streets until wind speeds diminish. Please keep children and pets indoors. Be aware of the potential for broken windows or other damage due to high winds and flying debris.

Please immediately report any dangerous situations such as traffic obstructions or other safety hazards to the Valdez Police Department at 835-4560.

Allie Ferko, Public Information Officer
POSTED: March 3, 2017

Follow link below to view the latest National Weather Service forecast as well as current wind readings for the Valdez area.

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-146.358&lat=61.135#.WLnJVUszWM8

Address/Location
Valdez Police Department
212 Chenega Ave
Valdez, AK 99686

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-835-4560

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