Blizzard warning

Blizzard Warning
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM AKST THURSDAY
THROUGH PORTAGE VALLEY AND ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM AKST THURSDAY.
THE BLIZZARD WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATION...PORTAGE VALLEY AND EASTERN TURNAGAIN ARM.

* SNOW...7 TO 14 INCHES.

* VISIBILITY...WILL BE BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN BLOWING
  SNOW.

* WIND...EAST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH.
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* TIMING...VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED TO DETERIORATE LATE THURSDAY MORNING AS WINDS INCREASE AND SNOW INTENSIFIES. VISIBILITIES SHOULD GRADUALLY IMPROVE IN THE EVENING AS WINDS DIMINISH. * IMPACTS...SNOWFALL COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW MAY PRODUCE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. DRIVING MAY BECOME VERY DIFFICULT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT. ALL TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.

 

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