Winter Storm Watch in Juneau County, Alaska
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Juneau County Alaska Urgency: Future Severity: Moderate Certainty: Possible
Active Timeframe
12/8/2021 6:46:00 AM until 12/10/2021 12:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
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Alert Summary
WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches possible with lighter accumulations in the town of Skagway itself. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Upper Lynn Canal including Haines, Dyea, and the South Klondike Highway. * WHEN...From Thursday evening through Friday morning. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is a possibility of sea level locations changing over to rain late Thursday night into Friday morning, which could hold snowfall accumulations lower. The town of Skagway looks to only receive 2 to 4 inches. However, this is uncertain. The greatest confidence in significant snowfall accumulations is for Haines and along the South Klondike Highway to White Pass. The probability of heavier snowfall is greatest between 9 PM Thursday evening and 9 AM Friday morning.