Heavy Snow Is Currently Pounding Alaska | 75-125″ of Snow In The Next 2-3 Days

Chris Wallner |
PINK= Winter Storm Warning. BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. PURPLE= Winter Weather Advisory. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Alaska. It is in effect until Friday Night at 6:00pm. This is just part of the storm though, as a total of 75″ – 125″ of snow are expected to fall in the mountains of the eastern Chugach & St. Elias Range.

An Additional 10-22″ of Snow Is Expected To Fall Thursday Morning – Friday Afternoon In Alaska. 

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For:

  • Alaska

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:

  • Alaska

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory For:

  • Alaska
7 day snowfall totals for Alaska. Image: Tropical Tidbits
Heavy precipitation totals atop the West Coast. Image: NOAA

Snow is expected to occur throughout the area, but the heaviest accumulations are expected to be atop the mountains. 

Additional Storm Info:

Snow totals are off the charts. Image: MountainWeather of Jackson Hole
The moisture hose of the system. Image: MountainWeather of Jackson Hole

Alaska: An Additional 10-22″ of Snow Thursday Morning – Friday Afternoon

* An additional 10 to 22 inches expected late
  Thursday morning through Friday afternoon.
- NOAA Fairbanks, AK
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

Alaska Winter Storm Warning:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
723 PM AKST Wed Dec 6 2017

Eastern Alaska Range-
Including Mentasta Lake, Black Rapids, Donnelly Dome,
Trims DOT Camp, Eagle Trail, and Mineral Lake
723 PM AKST Wed Dec 6 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM AKST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Travel will be very difficult.
 Additional snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches is expected
 overnight. An additional 10 to 22 inches expected late
 Thursday morning through Friday afternoon.

* WHERE...West of the Tok Cutoff.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM Friday. Snow will continue this evening and
 will taper off overnight. Snow will begin again late Thursday
 morning continuing into Friday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for significant reductions in
 visibility at times.

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