Monday, February 21, 2011

Monday, February 21st

Winter Storm Warning Continues!

A winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 pm AKST this

Storm total snowfall amounts as much as 12 inches have
fallen over much of the Tanana valley as of 5 am this morning.
Between 9 pm Sunday and 5 am this morning...7 inches of snow fell
At the University of Alaska west ridge as a long band of heavy
snow showers moved across the area. Snow showers...heavy at
times...will continue today with additional snow amounts as much
as 4 inches. Snow showers will taper off tonight with another inch
of snow possible. Storm total snow amounts are expected to be as
much as 16 inches.

In the valleys...southwest winds 15 to 25 mph will develop
this morning and continue through the day...with occasional
gusts to 35 mph. The brisk winds will produce drifting and
blowing snow. Blowing snow may reduce visibility at times.

On the higher summits...southwest winds 30 to 40 mph will produce
significant blowing and drifting snow with whiteout conditions
possible. Travel over higher summits will be difficult or

Conditions will gradually improve tonight night as winds
diminish some

No comments:

Post a Comment