Northern and Interior Seward Peninsula Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 1:49 PM AKST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am akst
Wednesday...

* what... heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Damage to power lines is possible. Total
snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.

* Where... northern and interior Seward Peninsula.

* When... until to 6 am Wednesday. The strongest winds are
expected Tuesday.

* 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 snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions are occurring. This will make travel
very hazardous or impossible.




Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:42 PM AKST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 6 am Tuesday to
6 am akst Wednesday...

* location... along the coast from the Bering Strait to Point
Hope.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding of low lying areas is
possible.

* Timing... Tuesday and Tuesday night.

* Impacts... high water may push into low lying areas such as the
lagoons at Shishmaref, Deering, Kotzebue and Kivalina. Ice may
push onto the beach along the coasts. At Kotzebue, this could
impacts housing next to The Lagoon, as well as dog lots on the
east side of town.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 1:42 PM AKST Feb. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 6 am Tuesday to
6 am akst Wednesday...

* location... along the coast from the Bering Strait to Point
Hope.

* Coastal flooding... minor flooding of low lying areas is
possible.

* Timing... Tuesday and Tuesday night.

* Impacts... high water may push into low lying areas such as the
lagoons at Shishmaref, Deering, Kotzebue and Kivalina. Ice may
push onto the beach along the coasts. At Kotzebue, this could
impacts housing next to The Lagoon, as well as dog lots on the
east side of town.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.





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