333  
WWAK41 PAFG 160206  
WSWNSB  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
506 PM AKST TUE JAN 15 2019  
 
AKZ201-202-160315-  
/O.CAN.PAFG.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190116T0300Z/  
WESTERN ARCTIC COAST-NORTHERN ARCTIC COAST-  
INCLUDING WAINWRIGHT, ATQASUK, POINT LAY, CAPE LISBURNE,  
UTQIAGVIK, ALAKTAK, PITT POINT, AND NULAVIK  
506 PM AKST TUE JAN 15 2019  
   
..WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED
 
 

 
 
AKZ203-160900-  
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190116T0900Z/  
CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST-  
INCLUDING NUIQSUT, PRUDHOE BAY, ALPINE, DEADHORSE, AND KUPARUK  
506 PM AKST TUE JAN 15 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKST  
TONIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...BLOWING SNOW WITH POOR VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT  
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. EAST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH WILL CAUSE  
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY ONE QUARTER MILE OR  
LESS AT TIMES.  
 
* WHERE...CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL MIDNIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE LATE TONIGHT AND  
VISIBILITY WILL IMPROVE AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL  
CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER  
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY  
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE  
OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
AKZ204-160900-  
/O.CON.PAFG.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190117T1500Z/  
EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA COAST-  
INCLUDING KAKTOVIK AND FLAXMAN ISLAND  
506 PM AKST TUE JAN 15 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKST  
THURSDAY...  
 
* WHAT...BLOWING SNOW WITH LOW VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS. EAST WINDS GUSTING TO 55 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING  
AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT  
TIMES.  
 
* WHERE...EASTERN BEAUFORT SEA COAST.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 6 AM THURSDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 50 MPH WILL  
CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER  
WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY  
HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE  
OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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