Weather Alerts for Chukchi Sea Coast

Issued by the National Weather Service

Blizzard Warning  BLIZZARD WARNING   Blizzard Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley
Effective: Tue, 11/24 6:00am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 12:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Baldwin Peninsula and Selawik Valley.
* WHEN...6 AM Tuesday to midnight Tuesday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is likely.
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 difficult.

Blizzard Warning  BLIZZARD WARNING   Blizzard Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Chukchi Sea Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 12:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST
TONIGHT...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Chukchi Sea Coast.
* WHEN...3 AM Tuesday to midnight Tuesday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is likely.
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 difficult.

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys
Effective: Tue, 11/24 10:00am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM AKST WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
are expected.
* WHERE...Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys.
* WHEN...10 AM Tuesday to 8 PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing the
visibility to one half mile of less at times. The heaviest
snowfall is expected south of Noatak.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 11/24 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM AKST THIS
EVENING...
* WHAT...Snow and light freezing rain expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 8
inches, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.
Little to no snow at Saint Lawrence Island.
* WHERE...Saint Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast.
* WHEN...7 PM today to 9 PM Tuesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 60 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow. The highest snowfall amounts
are expected on the Bering Sea Coast. St. Lawrence Island will
see mostly rain with only a mix of snow.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 6:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Travel will be
very difficult to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to
8 inches, with localized amounts up to 13 inches along the
Cockroach Road, are expected.
* WHERE...Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula.
* WHEN...Midnight to 6 AM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Areas north of
Pilgrim Springs will see less than 4 inches of snow.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 6:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible. Damage to power lines is possible.
Total snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches, with localized
amounts up to 12 inches, are expected.
* WHERE...Southern Seward Peninsula Coast.
* WHEN...Midnight to 6 AM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow. Rain may mix with the snow
at times Tuesday afternoon.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 3:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM AKST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8
inches, are expected. Up to 11 inches in the Nulato Hills.
* WHERE...Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills.
* WHEN...1 AM Tuesday to 3 PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 55 mph will cause
widespread blowing and drifting snow. The visibility will be
reduced to one to one quarter mile or less at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very difficult or impossible.

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Southern Seward Peninsula Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:30am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
WEDNESDAY...
* LOCATION...Nome to Golovin.
* TIMING...Now through Wednesday evening, with the highest water
levels this afternoon through tonight.
* WAVE AND SURF...3 to 5 feet above the normal high tide line.
* IMPACTS...High surf and elevated water levels with southeast
winds of 35 to 55 mph. Minor beach erosion expected. Any
nearshore ice may get pushed inland. Water may approach yards
and homes in the Belmont Point Subdivision.

Information:
A High Surf Advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:30am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
WEDNESDAY...
* LOCATION...Bering Strait Coast.
* TIMING...Now through Wednesday evening, with the highest water
levels this afternoon through tonight.
* WAVE AND SURF...3 to 5 feet above the normal high tide line.
* IMPACTS...High surf and elevated water levels with southeast
winds of 40 to 60 mph. Minor beach erosion expected. Any
nearshore ice may get pushed inland.

Information:
A High Surf Advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Western Arctic Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 PM AKST WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Blowing snow expected. Plan on areas of poor visibilities
to create difficult travel conditions at times. Winds gusting as
high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
* WHERE...Western Arctic Coast.
* WHEN...Noon today to 6 PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing the visibility to
one half mile of less at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Northern Arctic Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 9:00pm Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/25 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 PM AKST WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Blowing snow expected. Plan on areas of poor visibilities
to create difficult travel conditions at times. Winds gusting as
high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
* WHERE...Northern Arctic Coast.
* WHEN...9 PM today to 9 PM Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause
areas of blowing and drifting snow reducing the visibility to
one half mile of less at times.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for blowing snow means periods of
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road
conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Chukchi Sea Coast
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 11/24 9:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...Elevated Water Near Shishmaref and Along the Chukchi Sea Coast
through Thursday...
Water levels are expected to rise 2 to 3 feet above the normal
high tide line at Shishmaref and along the Chukchi Sea Coast
through Thursday. Southeast winds of 25 to 50 mph will accompany
the high water today and Wednesday, before turning southwest and
decreasing Wednesday night. Similar situations in the past have
caused erosion on Inlet side of Shishmaref, but not on the
northwest side which faces the ocean.
Residents are encourage to move belongings well inland from
beaches and shorelines.
For the latest forecast please visit weather.gov/fairbanks.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
CHUKCHI SEA COAST

Areas Affected:
Eastern Norton Sound and Nulato Hills
Effective: Tue, 11/24 5:26am Updated: Tue, 11/24 5:55am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 11/24 9:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...Elevated Water through Wednesday Morning...
Water levels are expected to rise 2 to 3 feet above the normal
high tide line through tonight. Strong southeast winds of 25 to
40 mph are expected to develop tonight and continue through
Tuesday night and will accompany the high water. This could lead
to beach erosion.
Residents are encourage to move belongings well inland from
beaches and shorelines.
For the latest forecast please visit weather.gov/fairbanks.



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