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Alaska Weather Watch - Watches/Warnings/Advisories
 

Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Anchorage (AKZ101) Alaska Issued by the National Weather Service

 

High Wind Watch High Wind Watch - Anchorage (Alaska)


Updated:Sat, 16-Jan-2021 3:34pm AKST
Effective:Mon, 18-Jan-2021 1:00am AKST
Expires:Mon, 18-Jan-2021 5:00pm AKST
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Anchorage
 
Instructions: A high wind watch means there is potential for a hazardous high wind event. Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe location prior to the onset of winds.

Message summary: ...high wind watch remains in effect from late sunday night through monday afternoon for turnagain arm and higher elevations...
* what...east winds 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 75 mph possible.
* where...turnagain arm and higher elevations.
* when...from late sunday night through monday afternoon.
* impacts...high winds could move loose debris, damage property, and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
* additional details...75 mph gusts are most likely along turnagain arm monday morning, but a few gusts are also possible along the higher elevations of the anchorage hillside.
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone AKZ101

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