AKZ026 - Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island

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/O.UPG.PAJK.WS.A.0005.180222T1500Z-180223T1500Z/
/O.NEW.PAJK.WS.W.0007.180223T0000Z-180223T1800Z/
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Including the cities of Juneau, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Kake
509 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM AKST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. From 4 to 8 inches expected.

* WHERE...Central Inner Channels, to include the cities of 
  Juneau, Douglas, Petersburg, and Wrangell. 

* WHEN...Heavy snowfall will begin late Thursday afternoon and
  continue through Friday morning. Heaviest snowfall expected
  Thursday evening. 

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...This snow is expected to be very heavy 
  with a high water content. Snow removal will be difficult. 
  Visibilities will likely be reduced during periods of heavy 
  snow. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A warning means that a winter storm is already occurring or
imminent. This storm could pose a threat to life and property.

Driving will be hazardous.

This statement will be updated by 4PM AKST Thursday or sooner if 
conditions warrant.

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AKZ025-026-211500-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Including the cities of Juneau, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Kake
210 PM AKST Tue Feb 20 2018

...Snow Returning for Thursday into Friday...

Snow will be returning to some areas of the panhandle starting
late Thursday afternoon and continuing into Friday as a new system
comes in from the west. Highest precipitation rates are expected 
Thursday night. Snow accumulations remain uncertain as 
temperatures will be hovering near freezing throughout the event, 
but could range from 2 to 8 inches. Areas that would possibly 
receive the most snow will be Petersburg, the Mendenhall Valley, 
and higher elevations in Juneau.

We will continue to monitor this system and adjusting the forecast
as needed as we get closer to the event.

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AKZ026-230815-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Including the cities of Petersburg, Wrangell, and Kake
509 AM AKST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM AKST FRIDAY...
.TODAY...Snow likely in the morning. Near Kake and Kuiu Island, 
chance of rain in the afternoon. Snow accumulation 1 to 2 inches
east of Kake. Highs 32 to 35. Light winds becoming southeast 10 
to 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Snow. Snow accumulation 4 to 6 inches. Near Kake and
Kuiu Island, rain. Lows 32 to 35. Southeast wind 15 mph shifting 
to the west late. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain showers and snow showers.
Highs around 37. West wind 10 mph shifting to the southeast in
the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Decreasing clouds. Colder. Isolated snow showers.
Lows 23 to 29. Southeast wind 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY...Snow. Highs around 35. Southeast wind 10 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow likely. Lows 21 to 27. 
.SUNDAY...Snow likely and chance of rain. Highs around 34. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20 to 26. 
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs around 34. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Lows 22 to 28. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs around 35. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 26 to 32. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Highs around 36. 

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               Temperature     /    Precipitation    

Petersburg   32    32    36  /  70   100    80 
Wrangell     33    33    36  /  60   100    90 
Kake         35    35    38  /  50    90    50 

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