Special Weather Statement from NWS

Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
407 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

AKZ101-111-121-125-131-135-141-145-291500-
ANCHORAGE-MATANUSKA VALLEY-WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-COPPER RIVER BASIN-SUSITNA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANCHORAGE...EAGLE RIVER...INDIAN...
EKLUTNA...PALMER...WASILLA...SUTTON...CHICKALOON...KENAI...
SOLDOTNA...HOMER...COOPER LANDING...WHITTIER...SEWARD...
GIRDWOOD...MOOSE PASS...VALDEZ...THOMPSON PASS...CORDOVA...
GLENNALLEN...EUREKA...MCCARTHY...PAXSON...SLANA...TALKEETNA...
WILLOW...CANTWELL
407 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

...A COLD LABOR DAY WEEKEND EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHCENTRAL
ALASKA...

ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE CURRENT STORM SYSTEM RESULTING
IN COLDER THAN NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHCENTRAL
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ALASKA THIS WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS. THE COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE FIRST IN THE NORTHERN SUSITNA VALLEY AND ALONG THE DENALI HIGHWAY FROM CANTWELL TO PAXSON FRIDAY NIGHT...POSSIBLY PRODUCING SOME MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATION BEFORE PRECIPITATION TAPERS OFF LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. SKIES WILL GRADUALLY CLEAR OUT FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL DIP INTO THE 30S IN THE TYPICALLY COLDER LOCATIONS EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. EVEN COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING... WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S FROM THE NORTHERN SUSITNA VALLEY TO NORTHWEST COPPER BASIN AND IN THE 30S FOR MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA. RECREATIONAL ENTHUSIASTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD PLAN ACCORDINGLY WHEN MAKING PLANS FOR THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND. UP-TO-DATE DETAILED LOCAL FORECASTS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ANCHORAGE

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