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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 2:12 PM AKDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 22, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 10 PM akdt Saturday...

* what... snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches through
Saturday.

* Where... St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait coast.

* When... snow is currently falling along the Bering Strait coast
and will spread south to St. Lawrence Island tonight. Strong
north winds will develop tonight. Winds and snow will persist
into Saturday

* additional details... north winds gusting as high as 45 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. High winds may cause
freezing spray from the ocean to accumulate ice on structures
close to shore on St. Lawrence Island.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties.



High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:06 PM AKDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on October 22, 2017


... High surf advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 6 am
akdt Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 6 am akdt
Sunday.

* Location... Savoonga and Diomede.

* Waves... will cause high surf through early Sunday.

* Winds... north 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing... winds and surf will increase tonight and will persist
through Saturday night. Winds and surf will die down early
Sunday morning.

* Impacts... surf will wash to the top of the beach and beach
erosion will occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.





Special Statement

Statement as of 6:53 AM AKDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on October 19, 2017


... Storm along the West Coast of Alaska through Friday...

A strong storm over the northern Chukchi Sea will move south to
the southern Chukchi Sea tonight and over Norton Sound Friday.
This storm is causing snow showers along the coast from the
Bering Strait north to Point Hope. These conditions will continue
through Friday and up to 4 inches of snow are expected.

Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph are now occuring over the
southern Chukchi Sea from the Bering Strait north to Point Hope.
At Shishmaref the winds are likely causing high surf. The high
surf will continue through tonight. By Friday the winds will turn
northeast and decrease.


Jb

653 am akdt Thu Oct 19 2017

... Storm along the West Coast of Alaska through Friday...

A strong storm over the northern Chukchi Sea will move south to
the southern Chukchi Sea tonight and over Norton Sound Friday.
This storm is causing snow showers along the coast from the
Bering Strait north to Point Hope. These conditions will continue
through Friday and up to 4 inches of snow are expected.

Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph are now occuring over the
southern Chukchi Sea from the Bering Strait north to Point Hope.
At Shishmaref the winds are likely causing high surf. The high
surf will continue through tonight. By Friday the winds will turn
northeast and decrease.


Jb

653 am akdt Thu Oct 19 2017

... Storm along the West Coast of Alaska through Friday...

A strong storm over the northern Chukchi Sea will move south to
the southern Chukchi Sea tonight and over Norton Sound Friday.
This storm is causing snow showers along the coast from the
Bering Strait north to Point Hope. These conditions will continue
through Friday and up to 4 inches of snow are expected.

Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph are now occuring over the
southern Chukchi Sea from the Bering Strait north to Point Hope.
At Shishmaref the winds are likely causing high surf. The high
surf will continue through tonight. By Friday the winds will turn
northeast and decrease.


Jb


High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:06 PM AKDT on October 19, 2017

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on October 22, 2017


... High surf advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 6 am
akdt Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 6 am akdt
Sunday.

* Location... Savoonga and Diomede.

* Waves... will cause high surf through early Sunday.

* Winds... north 35 to 45 mph.

* Timing... winds and surf will increase tonight and will persist
through Saturday night. Winds and surf will die down early
Sunday morning.

* Impacts... surf will wash to the top of the beach and beach
erosion will occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.





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Arizona - Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
California - High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Wind Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
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Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement
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Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
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Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Wind Advisory
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan -
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Missouri -
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
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Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
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