Upper Kobuk and Noatak Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:44 AM AKST Jan. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory now in effect until 6 PM akst Sunday...

* what... very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to
range from 40 below zero to 50 below zero.

* Where... upper Kobuk and Noatak valleys.

* When... now to 6 PM Sunday.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills will cause frostbite
in as little as 5 minutes to exposed skin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and sustained wind
speeds of 15 mph or more will create low wind chills. Frost bite
and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken.



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