winter weather advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
405 PM AKDT THU MAY 16 2013

...LATE WINTER STORM TO AFFECT AREAS SOUTHEAST OF THE ALASKA RANGE
FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.COLD AIR FROM THE NORTH AND PLENTY OF MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF
ALASKA WILL COMBINE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL ALASKA ON FIR DAY. THE
RESULT WILL BE WEATHER MORE TYPICAL OF WINTER...WITH SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL NEVER BEFORE SEEN THIS LATE IN THE SEASON.

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ANCHORAGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...
EKLUTNA
405 PM AKDT THU MAY 16 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO
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1 PM AKDT SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 1 PM AKDT SATURDAY. * SNOW...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH GREATEST AMOUNTS AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE AFTER 7 PM FRIDAY AND TAPER OFF TO RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT. VISIBILITIES MAY BE LIMITED IN HEAVY SNOWFALL. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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