087  
WWAK82 PAFG 111227  
SPSWCZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK  
427 AM AKDT WED SEP 11 2019  
 
AKZ211>214-120100-  
SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-  
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-  
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-YUKON DELTA-  
INCLUDING NOME, WHITE MOUNTAIN, GOLOVIN, UNALAKLEET, STEBBINS,  
ST MICHAEL, ELIM, KOYUK, SHAKTOOLIK, GAMBELL, SAVOONGA,  
BREVIG MISSION, TELLER, WALES, DIOMEDE, MOUNTAIN VILLAGE,  
EMMONAK, ALAKANUK, KOTLIK, PILOT STATION, ST MARYS, SCAMMON BAY,  
MARSHALL, NUNAM IQUA, AND PITKAS POINT  
427 AM AKDT WED SEP 11 2019  
   
..STRONG FALL STORM MOVING INTO THE WEST COAST TODAY
 
 
A STRONG FALL STORM CURRENTLY IN THE CENTRAL BERING SEA WILL MOVE  
INTO THE EASTERN BERING SEA TODAY, WHICH WILL PRODUCE WINDS GUSTS  
TO 55 MPH OVER NORTON SOUND AND ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND.  
ADDITIONALLY, HEAVY RAIN ALONG THE WEST COAST AND INTO THE WESTERN  
INTERIOR IS EXPECTED FOR TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY. TOTAL RAIN  
ACCUMULATIONS OF A HALF INCH ALONG THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND SOUTH,  
WITH HIGHER TERRAIN IN THE NULATO HILLS EXCEEDING ONE INCH OF  
RAIN THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN  
EFFECT FROM NOME TO GOLOVIN FOR BEACH EROSION AND POSSIBLE DAMAGE  
TO THE NOME COUNCIL ROAD BEGINNING WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH  
THURSDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION, EXPECT MINOR BEACH EROSION IN OTHER  
AREAS ALONG SOUTHEAST FACING SHORES OF THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND  
ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND DURING THIS TIME FRAME. EXERCISE CAUTION  
AROUND SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS AS THE HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY  
PRODUCE RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS. RESIDENTS SHOULD  
MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND UPDATES ON THIS DEVELOPING STORM.  
 

 
 
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