Weather Alerts for Lower Kuskokwim Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Copper River Basin
Effective: Thu, 1/27 3:36am Updated: Thu, 1/27 8:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/28 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Visibility reduced to one
half mile at times in blowing snow.
* WHERE...Copper River Basin. Snow expected for the southern
portion of the basin, mainly Glennallen south. Blowing snow
expected from Paxson north to Isabel Pass.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM AKST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
snow could significantly reduce visibility to one half mile or
less at times.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Falling snow has started across the area
and will persist into Friday morning. Highest accumulations
will generally be from Glennallen south. Meanwhile, north
winds are expected to increase from Paxson to Isabel Pass
midday Thursday. Winds are expected to gust as high as 35 mph
which could reduce visibility in blowing snow.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1 or visit
511.alaska.gov.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Kenai Peninsula
Effective: Thu, 1/27 3:36am Updated: Thu, 1/27 8:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/28 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to
10 inches. Visibility reduced to one half mile at times in
blowing snow.
* WHERE...Western Kenai Peninsula. Worst conditions expected
along the Sterling Highway from Nikiski to Anchor Point.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM AKST Friday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions and greatly reduced
visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning
or evening commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow and isolated pockets of blowing snow
will be possible for inland areas. However, the combination of
winds gusting to 30 mph and falling snow, will produce the
worst conditions near the Cook Inlet.

Information:
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1 or visit
511.alaska.gov.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Yukon Flats and Surrounding Uplands
Effective: Thu, 1/27 10:00am Updated: Thu, 1/27 8:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/28 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM AKST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas
of blowing and drifting snow. Visibility will be one half mile
or less at times.
* WHERE...Steese Highway Summits.
* WHEN...10 AM today to 6 PM Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow over Steese Highway
Summits. Cold wind chills as low as 40 below zero will cause
frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Central Interior
Effective: Thu, 1/27 10:00am Updated: Thu, 1/27 8:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/28 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM AKST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause areas
of blowing and drifting snow. Visibility will be one half mile
or less at times.
* WHERE...Elliott Highway Summits.
* WHEN...10 AM today to 6 PM Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Cold wind chills as
low as 45 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 10
minutes to exposed skin.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The
latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Middle Tanana Valley
Effective: Thu, 1/27 10:00am Updated: Thu, 1/27 8:55am Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Thu, 1/27 2:15pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AKST THURSDAY...
The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air
Quality Alert which is in effect until 2 PM AKST Thursday.
North Pole has a Stage 2 alert.
Fairbanks has a Stage 1 alert.
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For additional information about air quality in the Fairbanks
North Star Borough please access the web site at
http://dec.alaska.gov/fnsbair or call 451-2132.



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