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WWAK81 PAFC 140049  
SPSAER  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
449 PM AKDT WED MAR 13 2019  
 
AKZ125-141500-  
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHITTIER, SEWARD, GIRDWOOD,  
AND MOOSE PASS  
449 PM AKDT WED MAR 13 2019  
   
..HEAVY SNOW FOR EASTERN KENAI PENINSULA THROUGH FRIDAY
 
 
HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY FOR THE  
EASTERN TURNAGAIN ARM, TURNAGAIN PASS, AND SOUTH TO AROUND MOOSE  
PASS ALONG THE SEWARD HIGHWAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING IN  
FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA IS EXPECTED TO DROP 2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW IN  
THE MOUNTAINS, WITH UP TO 2 FEET OF SNOW ALONG THE SEWARD HIGHWAY  
CORRIDOR FROM TURNAGAIN PASS SOUTH TO MOOSE PASS. TEMPERATURES  
WILL WARM ENOUGH AT SEA LEVEL FOR SNOW TO TRANSITION TO RAIN.  
AVALANCHE DANGER WILL BE INCREASING IN THE MOUNTAINS DURING THIS  
TIME. PLEASE CHECK THE CURRENT AVALANCHE FORECAST AT  
WWW.CNFAIC.ORG.  
 
TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT IN MOUNTAINOUS AREAS DUE TO THE HEAVY  
SNOW AND WILL BE DIFFICULT AT SEA LEVEL DUE TO SLICK ROADS FROM  
RAIN FALLING ON TOP OF SNOW. PLEASE USE CAUTION IF YOU NEED TO  
DRIVE, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SEWARD HIGHWAY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD  
CONDITIONS VISIT 511.ALASKA.GOV. A CONTINUED SURGE OF WARMER AND  
WETTER SYSTEMS ARE EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND BRINGING CONTINUED  
HEAVY PRECIPITATION.  
 

 
 
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