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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 4:22 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

Expires 4:00 AM EST on March 02, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight akst Sunday night...

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight akst Sunday night.

* Blowing snow and snow... reducing visibility to zero.

* Winds... west 65 mph with gusts to 80 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase and conditions will deteriorate
rapidly Saturday afternoon. Conditions will improve late Sunday
as high pressure builds over the area and winds diminish.

* Impacts... visibility will be very poor and snow will
accumulate into drifts. Whiteout conditions should be
expected. Travel and outdoor activities will be extremely
difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.





Special Statement

Statement as of 6:40 AM AKST on February 28, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 01, 2015


... Blizzard will begin on the central Arctic coast this afternoon
and on the eastern Arctic coast late this afternoon...

A strong cold front will move rapidly eastward across the Arctic
coast today. Very strong west winds will develop with the frontal
passage and continue through Sunday. Winds gusting as high as 60
mph are expected on the central Arctic coast. Snow and blowing
snow will produce whiteout conditions and reduce visibility to
near zero.

Blizzard conditions on the eastern Arctic coast are expected to
be severe... with sustained winds of 65 mph and gusts as high as 80
mph. Temperatures will fall to 10 to 15 below zero by Sunday
afternoon. Snow and blowing snow will produce whiteout conditions
and reduce visibility to near zero.

This will be a dangerous and life threatening storm. People
engaged in outdoor activities should seek shelter before the
blizzard begins. Travel should be postponed until the blizzard
conditions end.



640 am akst Sat Feb 28 2015

... Blizzard will begin on the central Arctic coast this afternoon
and on the eastern Arctic coast late this afternoon...

A strong cold front will move rapidly eastward across the Arctic
coast today. Very strong west winds will develop with the frontal
passage and continue through Sunday. Winds gusting as high as 60
mph are expected on the central Arctic coast. Snow and blowing
snow will produce whiteout conditions and reduce visibility to
near zero.

Blizzard conditions on the eastern Arctic coast are expected to
be severe... with sustained winds of 65 mph and gusts as high as 80
mph. Temperatures will fall to 10 to 15 below zero by Sunday
afternoon. Snow and blowing snow will produce whiteout conditions
and reduce visibility to near zero.

This will be a dangerous and life threatening storm. People
engaged in outdoor activities should seek shelter before the
blizzard begins. Travel should be postponed until the blizzard
conditions end.



Record Report

Statement as of 2:26 PM AKST on February 27, 2015


... Barrow ties record high temperature for February 27th...

The temperature rose to 30 degrees early this morning
equaling the previous record high temperature for this date
of 30 degrees in 1962.


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