URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
558 AM AKDT Fri Oct 19 2018
…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 4 PM AKDT SATURDAY…
* WHAT…Snow. Plan for difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations 2 to 4 inches, heaviest above 2000 feet. Gusty northeast winds 30 mph will cause low visibility in blowing snow above 2000 feet.
* WHERE…Middle Tanana Valley, above 2000 feet.
* WHEN…Noon today to 4 PM Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Rain and gusty winds will develop in valleys this afternoon, with snow developing above 2000 feet. The snow level will fall to the valley floor after midnight tonight. Snow accumulations will be 2 to 4 inches above 2000 feet, with 1 to 2 inches accumulation below 2000 feet. In Fairbanks rain is expected between noon and midnight, with 1 inch of wet slushy snow between midnight tonight and noon Saturday in Fairbanks. Winds and snow will taper off Saturday afternoon.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.