Blizzard Warning Issued by The National Weather Service for Central Beaufort Sea Coast

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a blizzard warning for Central Beaufort Sea Coast starting on 2019-02-11 05:27:00. NWS estimates this event is ‘likely’ to happen and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to NWS is to prepare for the event. A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely difficult. The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Read the full alert from NWS

  • WHAT: Blizzard conditions occurring. Travel will be very
    difficult to impossible.
  • WHERE: Central Beaufort Sea Coast.
  • WHEN: Until 9 AM today.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Winds gusting as high as 65 mph will cause
    whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of
    the snow is likely.