Weather Warnings for Alaska

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Alaska Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: December 16, 2018, 7:57 am  UTC


Special Weather Statement issued December 16 at 7:57AM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...Veniaminof Volcano Remains Active... Veniaminof Volcano, located 22 miles northwest of Perryville is currently active. Indications are that occasional low level emissions of ash are continuing this morning. The current northerly transport winds will carry any ash to the south which may bring a trace to a dusting of ash at Perryville through the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  December 17, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Alaska Peninsula


Winter Weather Advisory issued December 16 at 5:19AM AKST until December 16 at 12:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON AKST TODAY... * WHAT...Snow. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches expected. * WHERE...Misty Fjords near Hyder. * WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to noon AKST Sunday.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 5:19 am      Expires:  December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm
Area:  Misty Fjords


Winter Storm Warning issued December 16 at 5:19AM AKST until December 16 at 4:00PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM AKST THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches expected. * WHERE...Taiya Inlet, the Klondike Highway, Haines Borough, Lynn Canal and Haines Highway.
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 5:19 am      Expires:  December 16, 2018, 4:00 pm
Area:  Haines Borough and Lynn Canal; Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway


Winter Weather Advisory issued December 16 at 3:36AM AKST until December 17 at 12:00AM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT AKST TONIGHT THROUGH THOMPSON PASS... * WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected. * WHERE...Thompson Pass. * WHEN...From noon today to midnight AKST tonight.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  December 17, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Northeast Prince William Sound


Winter Weather Advisory issued December 16 at 3:36AM AKST until December 17 at 5:00AM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 AM AKST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 9 inches are expected, with highest amounts along the Sterling Highway corridor from Homer up to Kenai. Blowing snow expected in Homer beginning late Sunday evening with southwest winds
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 9:00 am      Expires:  December 17, 2018, 5:00 am
Area:  Western Kenai Peninsula


Air Quality Alert issued December 14 at 1:43PM AKST by NWS

Summary: ...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM AKST MONDAY... The Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Alert which is in effect until 2 PM AKST Monday. North Pole has a Stage 1 alert. Fairbanks has no alert. &&
Severity:  Unknown    Effective:  December 16, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  December 17, 2018, 2:00 pm
Area:  Middle Tanana Valley