this wont stop! wtf! its almost june!!!! lucky the plow is still on the truck..just in case!
Special Weather Statement
Statement as of 4:35 PM AKDT on May 16, 2013
... Extremely unusual late-season snowfall Friday evening through
Confidence is increasing for a significant late season snowfall
Friday evening through Saturday morning across southcentral Alaska.
Cold air sweeping in from the northwest will interact with abundant
moisture over the area to produce significant snowfall. Winter
weather advisories for snow have been issued for the Anchorage
bowl... Matanuska Valley... and the Susitna Valley from Talkeetna
north. Friday should start with a mixture of rain and snow across
these areas. Precipitation will change to predominately snow as cold
air arrives late Friday afternoon or early evening. Snow should
increase in intensity Friday night and continue through early
Saturday afternoon. Grassy areas will see the most snow... with paved
surfaces taking the longest to cool down enough for snow to stick.
Please stay tuned to the latest National Weather Service forecasts
for the most up-to-date information about this unusual late season
Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:10 PM AKDT on May 16, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect from 7 PM Friday to
1 PM akdt Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 7 PM Friday to 1
PM akdt Saturday.
* Snow... 3 to 6 inches with greatest amounts at higher elevations
* timing... snow will begin to accumulate after 7 PM Friday and
taper off to rain and snow showers early Saturday afternoon.
* Impacts... travel will be difficult. Visibilities may be limited
in heavy snowfall.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while