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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1214 PM AKST THU DEC 8 2022

...SNOWFALL REPORTS...

SEVERAL INGREDIENTS CAME TOGETHER TO PRODUCE ABUNDANT SNOWFALL ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL
EARLY THIS WEEK. WHILE THERE WAS A PRECEDING LIGHTER SNOWFALL EVENT ON MONDAY 
DECEMBER 5, THE BULK OF THE SNOWFALL ARRIVED TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. ACROSS 
EAST ANCHORAGE AND THE HILLSIDE, AS WELL AS EAGLE RIVER, MANY REPORTS WERE RECEIVED 
OF SNOWFALL CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THESE LOCATIONS, 
ALONG WITH HIGHER ELEVATIONS, RECEIVED THE GREATEST AMOUNTS. BELOW IS A LIST OF STORM 
SNOWFALL REPORTS WE RECEIVED. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME OF THESE REPORTS INCLUDE STORM TOTAL 
AMOUNTS FROM THE 3 DAY EVENT (MONDAY DECEMBER 5 THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 7). 


LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE       LAT/LON/ELEV (FT.) 

...WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA...
1 NW SOLDOTNA                6.0 IN    0500 PM 12/06   60.50N/151.09W       

...MATANUSKA VALLEY...
1 SSE SUTTON                 9.4 IN    0919 AM 12/08   61.71N/148.87W       
1 SSW MEADOW LAKES           16.0 IN   0618 PM 12/07   61.61N/149.62W/364   
4 ENE BIG LAKE               15.0 IN   0536 AM 12/07   61.54N/149.83W       
5 ESE WASILLA                12.5 IN   0740 PM 12/07   61.56N/149.33W       
2 SE BUTTE                   11.9 IN   0118 PM 12/07   61.53N/149.01W       
4 ENE BIG LAKE               10.0 IN   0900 PM 12/06   61.54N/149.83W/162   
4 NNW WASILLA                10.0 IN   0539 AM 12/07   61.63N/149.49W       

...ANCHORAGE...
10 SSE ANCHORAGE             29.0 IN   0500 PM 12/07   61.09N/149.74W/1054  
9 SE ANCHORAGE               28.0 IN   1205 PM 12/07   61.12N/149.73W       
15 E ANCHORAGE               25.4 IN   0515 PM 12/07   61.23N/149.44W       
9 SE ANCHORAGE               24.5 IN   0539 PM 12/07   61.12N/149.72W       
11 SSE ANCHORAGE             24.0 IN   0500 PM 12/07   61.07N/149.77W       
2 SE EAGLE RIVER             24.0 IN   0629 PM 12/07   61.30N/149.53W       
8 SSE ANCHORAGE              24.0 IN   0805 AM 12/08   61.11N/149.78W       
9 SE ANCHORAGE               24.0 IN   0411 PM 12/07   61.10N/149.72W/1216  
8 SSE ANCHORAGE              22.0 IN   0400 PM 12/07   61.10N/149.82W       
6 SSE ANCHORAGE              20.0 IN   0524 AM 12/08   61.14N/149.82W       
5 ESE ANCHORAGE              20.0 IN   0706 AM 12/08   61.19N/149.76W       
5 SSE ANCHORAGE              20.0 IN   0500 PM 12/07   61.15N/149.83W       
UPPER POTTER VALLEY          19.5 IN   0300 PM 12/07   61.06N/149.76W       
2 SE EAGLE RIVER             19.5 IN   0600 PM 12/07   61.31N/149.54W       
15 E ANCHORAGE               19.4 IN   1030 AM 12/07   61.23N/149.44W       
4 E ANCHORAGE                19.3 IN   0536 PM 12/07   61.21N/149.76W       
11 SSE ANCHORAGE             18.0 IN   0123 PM 12/07   61.07N/149.75W       
1 E ANCHORAGE                18.0 IN   0330 PM 12/07   61.22N/149.86W       
10 SE ANCHORAGE              17.0 IN   1000 AM 12/07   61.10N/149.72W       
3 ESE EAGLE RIVER            17.0 IN   0236 PM 12/07   61.31N/149.48W       
7 SSE ANCHORAGE              16.5 IN   0700 AM 12/07   61.11N/149.85W       
4 E ANCHORAGE                16.1 IN   0700 AM 12/07   61.22N/149.76W       
9 SE ANCHORAGE               16.0 IN   1025 AM 12/07   61.12N/149.72W       
6 ESE ANCHORAGE              16.0 IN   1139 AM 12/07   61.19N/149.74W       
9 SE ANCHORAGE               16.0 IN   1000 AM 12/07   61.12N/149.72W       
8 SE ANCHORAGE               15.0 IN   0855 AM 12/07   61.13N/149.72W       
10 SE EAGLE RIVER            14.8 IN   0957 AM 12/07   61.26N/149.31W       
5 SE ANCHORAGE               14.5 IN   0700 AM 12/07   61.16N/149.81W       
2 SE EAGLE RIVER             14.2 IN   0607 AM 12/07   61.30N/149.53W       
5 S ANCHORAGE                14.0 IN   0818 AM 12/07   61.14N/149.89W       
3 ESE ANCHORAGE              14.0 IN   0700 PM 12/07   61.20N/149.81W       
1 SE EAGLE RIVER             14.0 IN   0413 PM 12/07   61.32N/149.54W/573   
9 SE ANCHORAGE               13.5 IN   0800 AM 12/07   61.12N/149.72W       
5 ESE ANCHORAGE              13.5 IN   1119 AM 12/07   61.19N/149.76W       
5 SW ANCHORAGE               13.4 IN   0528 PM 12/07   61.16N/149.98W       
5 E ANCHORAGE                13.0 IN   0530 AM 12/07   61.21N/149.74W       
5 SSW ANCHORAGE              12.5 IN   0700 AM 12/07   61.15N/149.93W       
11 SSE ANCHORAGE             12.1 IN   0626 AM 12/07   61.07N/149.77W       
6 S ANCHORAGE                12.0 IN   0934 AM 12/07   61.13N/149.92W       
4 S ANCHORAGE                12.0 IN   0936 AM 12/07   61.17N/149.88W       
6 ESE ANCHORAGE              11.8 IN   0821 AM 12/07   61.19N/149.73W       
5 SW ANCHORAGE               11.6 IN   1142 AM 12/08   61.16N/149.98W       
6 SSW ANCHORAGE              11.0 IN   0930 PM 12/07   61.13N/149.95W       

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS 
FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

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