Prudhoe Bay, AK

7:30 PM AKST on February 28, 2015 (GMT -0900)
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Elev 59 ft 70.19 °N, 148.47 °W | Updated 16 minutes ago

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8:26 AM 5:48 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 82% visible
Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 0.2 miles
Clouds
Windchill -25 °F
Dew Point 0 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV Not available.
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Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
SPECI PASC 010414Z 24042KT M1/4SM R05/0800V1000FT +SN FZFG VV001 M16/M18 A2977 RMK AO2 PRESRR P0000 T11561178 $

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Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 0.2 miles
Clouds
Windchill -25 °F
Dew Point 0 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV Not available.
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
SPECI PASC 010414Z 24042KT M1/4SM R05/0800V1000FT +SN FZFG VV001 M16/M18 A2977 RMK AO2 PRESRR P0000 T11561178 $

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Blizzard Warning
Statement as of 4:15 PM AKST on February 28, 2015

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

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 6 PM akst Sunday.

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

* Winds... northwest 35 to 50 mph gusting to 60 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase this evening. Conditions will
rapidly deteriorate this evening. Conditions will improve Sunday
evening 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

... 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.