Public Information Statement - Anchorage


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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
557 AM AKDT MON OCT 20 2014

...FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON FOR ANCHORAGE...

THE OFFICIAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAND LAKE SNOW OBSERVING
SITE MEASURED 0.6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL ON THE 19TH OF OCTOBER. THIS
MAKES IT THE FIRST OFFICIAL MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON.
SINCE MIDNIGHT...ANOTHER 1.5 INCHES HAS FALLEN. THE HIGHEST SNOW
TOTALS HAVE BEEN CONFINED TO A VERY NARROW CORRIDOR FROM PORTAGE
VALLEY...ALONG TURNAGAIN ARM...AND SOUTH AND WEST ANCHORAGE
INCLUDING THE HILLSIDE. 

PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL REPORTS AS OF 545 AM AKDT

LOCATION...............................AMOUNT IN INCHES 
TURNAGAIN PASS/PORTAGE.................8 
MID HILLSIDE SOUTHWEST OF OMALLEY RD...7
SOUTH ANCHORAGE MID HILLSIDE...........6 
OLD SEWARD AND OMALLEY.................4 
72ND AND DOWLING.......................2.5 
NWS FORECAST OFFICE....................2.1 
15TH AND MERRILL FIELD.................1 
EAGLE RIVER............................0.3

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AHSENMACHER