We have had so much snow lately. At least 4 feet on the ground, which is so not normal here. We had a surprise 6-8 more inches fall last night, and now....
Statement as of 3:53 PM AKST on January 08, 2012
... Blizzard Warning in effect from 3 am to noon akst Monday...
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Blizzard Warning... which is in effect from 3 am to noon akst Monday.
* Snow... 2 to 6 inches.
* Visibility... reduced to one quarter mile or less at times.
* Wind... east to southeast wind 30 to 45 mph with local gusts to 60 mph.
* Timing... blizzard conditions will develop late tonight and early Tuesday morning as snow develops and intensifies. Blizzard conditions will end as warm air moves in and changes the snow over to rain.
* Impacts... snowfall combined with strong winds and blowing snow will produce white-out conditions. Outdoor activities will be very difficult.
A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to white-out conditions... making travel very difficult. All travel and outdoor activity is strongly discouraged.