Weather Warnings for Alaska

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Alaska Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: October 20, 2021, 6:24 pm  UTC


High Wind Warning issued October 20 at 6:24PM AKDT until October 22 at 4:00PM AKDT by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO 4 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS... * WHAT...West winds 55 to 75 mph with gusts up to 95 mph expected. * WHERE...Eastern Aleutians, including Unalaska. * WHEN...From noon Thursday to 4 PM AKDT Friday.
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  October 21, 2021, 12:00 pm      Expires:  October 22, 2021, 4:00 pm
Area:  Eastern Aleutians


High Wind Watch issued October 20 at 1:53PM AKDT until October 22 at 1:00PM AKDT by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Hydaburg, Craig, Ketchikan, and Metlakatla. * WHEN...From late Thursday night through Friday morning.
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  October 22, 2021, 1:00 am      Expires:  October 22, 2021, 1:00 pm
Area:  Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area; Southern Inner Channels


Wind Advisory issued October 20 at 12:34PM AKDT until October 21 at 6:00PM AKDT by NWS

Summary: ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM AKDT THURSDAY... * WHAT...South winds 30 to 40 mph expected with gusts to 55 mph. * WHERE...Eastern Alaska Range. * WHEN...From 6 AM to 6 PM AKDT Thursday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  October 21, 2021, 6:00 am      Expires:  October 21, 2021, 6:00 pm
Area:  Eastern Alaska Range


Special Weather Statement issued October 20 at 12:08PM AKDT by NWS

Summary: ...Elevated Surf Expected Along North Coast of St Lawrence Island Friday and Saturday... Elevated surf with wave runup of up to 2 feet above normal high tide line is expected along the north shore of St Lawrence Island beginning Friday evening and continuing into Saturday. A strong low pressure system is expected to develop over the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  October 21, 2021, 12:00 pm      Expires:  October 21, 2021, 12:00 pm
Area:  Southern Seward Peninsula Coast; St Lawrence Island and Bering Strait Coast