Weather Alerts for Palmer Alaska

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
PALMER ALASKA

Areas Affected:
Copper River Basin
Effective: Mon, 1/18 9:00am Updated: Mon, 1/18 1:25am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 1/19 10:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM MONDAY TO
6 AM AKST TUESDAY SOUTH AND WEST OF GLENNALLEN...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to
24 inches expected south of the Edgerton Highway. Snow
accumulations of 6 to 12 inches along the Glenn Highway west of
Glennallen. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
* WHERE...Along the Richardson Highway south of the the Edgerton
Highway junction, and along the Glenn Highway west of
Glennallen.
* WHEN...From 5 AM Monday to 6 AM AKST Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery and difficult road conditions.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow will begin to overspread the region
from south to north early Monday morning peaking in intensity
late Monday morning through Monday evening. Snowfall rates
during the peak of the event may reach as high as 1 inch per
hour along the Glenn Highway, and up to 2 inches per hour at
times along the Richardson Highway. Conditions will improve
Monday evening along the Glenn Highway, but will persist
through late Monday night along the Richardson Highway.

Information:
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous. If you must travel,
keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case
of an emergency.
For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1 or visit
511.alaska.gov.