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Alaska, Northeastern Brooks Range

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 3:15 PM AKDT on September 02, 2014

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on September 04, 2014


... Blizzard Warning in effect from midnight tonight to midnight
akdt Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a Blizzard
Warning... which is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight
akdt Wednesday night.

* Location... mainly above 1000 feet.

* Visibility... near zero in snow and blowing snow.

* Winds... west 35 to 50 mph.

* Snow... 5 to 10 inches... highest east of the Dalton Highway.

* Timing... snow will begin tonight and increase Wednesday
morning... then taper off Wednesday night. Winds will increase
after midnight and remain strong through Wednesday evening.

* Impacts... visibility will be very poor and snow will accumulate
into drifts. Whiteout conditions should be expected. Travel and
outdoor activities will be extremely difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions in
blowing snow with strong winds and very poor visibilities are
occurring or expected.


Jl Sep 14


Record Report

Statement as of 1:35 AM AKDT on September 02, 2014


Corrected day from August to September

... Daily rainfall record set at Fairbanks International Airport...

1.43 inches of rain fell yesterday at Fairbanks. This breaks the
previous daily rainfall record for the 1st of September of 0.69
inches set in 1953.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:06 PM AKDT on September 02, 2014


... Storm system brings heavy rainfall to the interior...

A weather system moved across northern Alaska bringing heavy
rainfall to portions of the interior as well as snow to the
Alaska and Brooks ranges. The Fairbanks Airport received 2.24
inches of rain between noon Monday and 11 am Tuesday. The 24 hour
period ending at 11 am Tuesday is the wettest 24 hour period on
record for the month of September. The previous record was 1.61
inches that fell on 15 September 1925. The 2.24 inches of rainfall
between noon yesterday and 11 am Tuesday also sets the record for
the greatest rainfall amount over two calender days for the month
of September. The previous two calender day record was 2.03
inches that fell on 15-16 September 1925.

Here is a list of storm rainfall totals through 11 am tuesday:

Angel creek RAWS... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 2.78 inches
Fairbanks Airport... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.24 inches
goldstream creek... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 2.09 inches
College observatory (uaf west ridge)... ... ... ... ... .. 1.83 inches
Nenana Airport... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.76 inches
McKinley Park... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.45 inches
Chatanika RAWS... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.33 inches
Denali visitor center... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.33 inches
Fort Wainwright... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.29 inches
Eielson AFB... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.25 inches
McKinley river RAWS... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.21 inches
Tanana Airport... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.89 inches


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