The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the western Kenai Peninsula and western Prince William Sound areas from Thursday morning to Friday morning, according to the agency.
The western Kenai Peninsula south of Clam Gulch is set to get between 6 and 10 inches of snow and experience wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour, the NWS reported.
The heaviest snowfall is expected over the Homer Bluff, as temperatures warm up to “near freezing.”
In the western Prince William Sound region, Whittier, Turnagain Pass and the Portage Valley area are also expected to get hit with heavy snow and high winds.
People in the western Prince William Sound area should prepare for between 10 and 25 inches of snow, and around Portage, the NWS predicts wind up to 50 miles per hour.
The NWS cautions western Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound folks to plan for slippery road conditions and reduced visibility.
The storm warnings begin at 9 a.m. Thursday and expire at 6 a.m. Friday.
For the latest road conditions call 511 or visit 511.alaska.gov.
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