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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
517 AM AKDT FRI SEP 24 2021

AKZ220>222-224-250130-
YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-CENTRAL INTERIOR-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING FORT YUKON, VENETIE, CENTRAL, CIRCLE, STEVENS VILLAGE, 
BEAVER, CHALKYITSIK, BIRCH CREEK, CIRCLE HOT SPRINGS, 
EAGLE SUMMIT, TWELVEMILE SUMMIT, NENANA, ANDERSON, TANANA, MINTO, 
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS, RAMPART, LAKE MINCHUMINA, LIVENGOOD, 
FAIRBANKS, FORT WAINWRIGHT, EIELSON AFB, ESTER, NORTH POLE, 
MOOSE CREEK, TWO RIVERS, FOX, CHATANIKA, CHENA HOT SPRINGS, 
SOURDOUGH CAMP, TOK, TANACROSS, EAGLE, TETLIN, NORTHWAY, ALCAN, 
CHICKEN, AND BOUNDARY
517 AM AKDT FRI SEP 24 2021

..SIGNIFICANT SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

SNOW IS OCCURING OVER THE STEESE, ELLIOTT, TAYLOR AND PARKS 
HIGHWAYS, INCLUDING THE FAIRBANKS, NORTH POLE AND EIELSON AREAS. 
SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT, THEN TAPER OFF SATURDAY 
MORNING. ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED BY THE TIME 
THE SNOW TAPERS OFF SATURDAY MORNING. EAST WINDS GUSTING TO 30 MPH
WILL CAUSE LOW VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW OVER SUMMITS OF THE 
STEESE AND ELLIOT HIGHWAYS TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. 

IN THE FAIRBANKS, NORTH POLE AND EIELSON AREAS, SNOW IS OCCURING
AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT, THEN TAPER OFF SATURDAY 
MORNING. BY THE TIME THE SNOW TAPERS OFF SATURDAY MORNING, 
STORM TOTALS OF 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED IN THE FAIRBANKS 
AND NORTH POLE AREAS, WHILE EIELSON IS EXPECTED TO HAVE 4 INCHES 
OF SNOW.

AT 4AM FRIDAY MORNING, FAIRBANKS HAD 1 AND ONE HALF INCH OF NEW 
SNOW. MOST OF THE SNOW WAS MELTING ON PAVEMENT IN TOWN, BUT SNOW 
IS STICKING ON SOME GRAVEL ROADS, AND ON MOST ROADS ABOVE 1000 
FT. 

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JB

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