Weather Warnings for Alaska

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Alaska Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: November 27, 2020, 1:23 pm  UTC


Air Quality Alert issued November 27 at 1:23PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM AKST SATURDAY... The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Alert which is in effect until 11 PM AKST Saturday. North Pole has a Stage 2 alert. Fairbanks has a Stage 1 alert. &&
Severity:  Unknown    Effective:  November 27, 2020, 10:07 am      Expires:  November 28, 2020, 11:00 pm
Area:  Middle Tanana Valley


Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 12:11PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...ONGOING SNOW FROM ANCHORAGE THROUGH TURNAGAIN PASS... A band of snow has setup over Anchorage extending along the Seward Highway through Turnagain Arm and over Turnagain Pass. Heavy snowfall rates in some areas are causing rapid accumulation, especially in Turnagain Pass. Anchorage and Turnagain Arm are expected to see around 4 inches of snow. Snowfall along the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  November 28, 2020, 12:00 pm      Expires:  November 27, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Anchorage; Western Prince William Sound


High Wind Warning issued November 27 at 10:07AM AKST until November 27 at 6:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS EVENING FOR THE EASTERN ALEUTIANS... * WHAT...West winds 50 to 60 mph with gusts up to 80 mph. * WHERE...Eastern Aleutians, highest winds for Nikolski. * WHEN...Until 6 PM AKST this evening. * IMPACTS...High winds may move loose debris, damage property, and
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  November 27, 2020, 10:07 am      Expires:  November 27, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Eastern Aleutians


Winter Storm Warning issued November 27 at 7:35AM AKST until November 27 at 6:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS EVENING FOR THE WESTERN SUSITNA VALLEY... * WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to 12 inches. * WHERE...Susitna Valley west of the Parks Highway. * WHEN...Until 6 PM AKST this evening.
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  November 27, 2020, 7:35 am      Expires:  November 27, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Susitna Valley


Winter Weather Advisory issued November 27 at 7:35AM AKST until November 27 at 6:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Snow occurring. Storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches expected. * WHERE...Western Kenai Peninsula from the city of Kenai east. * WHEN...Through 6 PM AKST this evening.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  November 27, 2020, 7:35 am      Expires:  November 27, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Western Kenai Peninsula


Winter Storm Watch issued November 27 at 6:47AM AKST until November 28 at 9:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches possible. * WHERE...Haines Highway, Klondike Highway, and Haines. * WHEN...From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  November 28, 2020, 6:00 am      Expires:  November 28, 2020, 9:00 pm
Area:  Haines Borough and Lynn Canal; Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway


Special Weather Statement issued November 27 at 6:39AM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...VERY WINDY SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT... Gusty strong winds will develop first along the coast and then spread through the Inner Channels Saturday and persist into Saturday night. Gusts of 40 to 55 mph are possible across large areas of the region. Confidence has risen for significant winds in Juneau, Sitka, and western Prince of Wales Island with gusts to
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  November 27, 2020, 6:39 am      Expires:  November 27, 2020, 4:00 pm
Area:  Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area; Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island; Eastern Chichagof Island; Glacier Bay; Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island; Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area; Southern Inner Channels


High Wind Watch issued November 27 at 5:43AM AKST until November 28 at 6:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...South winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Baranof Island including Sitka and Port Alexander. * WHEN...From Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon.
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  November 28, 2020, 6:00 am      Expires:  November 28, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area


High Wind Watch issued November 27 at 5:43AM AKST until November 28 at 6:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Southeast winds 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Juneau. * WHEN...From Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Winds could blow down trees and power lines.
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  November 28, 2020, 9:00 am      Expires:  November 28, 2020, 6:00 pm
Area:  Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island


High Wind Watch issued November 27 at 5:43AM AKST until November 29 at 12:00AM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... * WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Western Prince of Wales Island. * WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening.
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  November 28, 2020, 12:00 pm      Expires:  November 29, 2020, 12:00 am
Area:  Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area