To protect life and property and to ensure the safety, health and welfare of the citizens of Anchorage.
Current operational status: Normal
High Wind Warning
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning, in effect from 9 am this morning to 5pm this evening, along Turnagain Arm and higher elevations.
Winds will be East 50 to 60 mph with gusts to 75 mph. These strong winds along Turnagain Arm will see a sharp increase this morning as a low pressure tracks up Cook Inlet. Winds will peak by this afternoon and weaken by early this evening.
Travel may be difficult and trees may be blown over, as well as loose debris. People are urged to secure loose objects that could be blown around or damaged by the wind.