Chukchi Sea Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 2:40 PM AKST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 6 PM akst Tuesday...

* what... blizzard conditions and strong winds expected. Travel
will be very difficult. Additional snow accumulations of 6
inches are expected.

* Where... Chukchi Sea coast.

* When... until 6 PM Tuesday. Conditions will improve tonight as
winds and snow decrease, however conditions will get worse
again on Monday and remain very poor through Tuesday. The
strongest winds will be Monday through Tuesday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 60 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 dangerous.

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