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Blizzard Warning Portage Valley to Turnagain Pass

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
320 PM AKST Sat Dec 30 2017

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Western Prince William Sound-
Including the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood,
and Moose Pass
320 PM AKST Sat Dec 30 2017

…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM AKST
SUNDAY FOR PORTAGE VALLEY TO TURNAGAIN PASS…

* WHAT…Blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12
inches, with localized amounts up to 20 inches, are expected.

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* WHERE…Portage Valley to Turnagain Pass.

* WHEN…9 PM today to 6 PM Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause
whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the
snow is likely. Visibilities will be reduced to a quarter mile
or less at times.

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 whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely hazardous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle. For the latest road conditions
call 5 1 1 or visit 511.alaska.gov.

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