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High Wind Warning
Issued: 4:01 PM AKDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 6 am to 7 PM akdt Tuesday for
Turnagain Arm and the Upper Hillside...

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 6 am to 7 PM akdt Tuesday.

* Location... Turnagain Arm and the Upper Hillside.

* Wind... southeast winds 50 to 65 mph with gusts to 80 mph are
expected along Turnagain Arm and the Upper Hillside. While
warning level winds are not expected over the lower elevations
of the Anchorage bowl, we are expecting southeast winds 20 to 30
with gusts to 45 mph to develop in town.

* Timing... winds will steadily increase overnight tonight into
early Tuesday morning. Winds are expected to peak midday Tuesday
and diminish below warning level by early Tuesday evening,
though gusty winds are expected to persist through Tuesday

* Impacts... travel may be difficult. Trees may be blown over.
Loose debris can be moved and damage property.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. People are urged to secure loose objects that could
be blown around or damaged by the wind.

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