St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 7:41 PM AKST Feb. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

* what... blizzard conditions expected. Travel will be very
dangerous to impossible. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to
8 inches are expected. Freezing rain is possible.

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

* When... until 6 PM Tuesday.

* Additional details... conditions will improve this evening and
tonight as winds diminish. Winds and falling snow will
increase again tomorrow morning with winds gusting as high as
70 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow by late
morning on Monday. 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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