Alaska's 511 app shows travel on central peninsula roads to be "difficult" as of 6:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022. (Screenshot)

More snow forecast for peninsula

A winter weather advisory was issued through Tuesday morning

The National Weather Service in Anchorage issued a winter weather advisory for the western Kenai Peninsula Monday night. Between 2 and 4 inches of snow are expected, with the most accumulation expected in Nikiski. The announcement follows a similar advisory issued Monday morning for the same area. That advisory forecast between 3 and 6 inches of snow from 12 p.m. on.

The Alaska Department of Transportation shared Monday around 12:30 p.m. that a collision at the intersection of Bridge Access Road and Kalifornsky Beach Road had taken out a traffic cabinet, resulting in flashing traffic lights and four-way stop required.

Monday’s conditions are the latest in a harsh stretch of winter weather for Southcentral Alaska. Heavy snowfall and fluctuating temperatures triggered multiple avalanches that cut off travel to Anchorage near Girdwood, as well as on the Old Glenn Highway near the Knik Bridge.

Motorists are encouraged to use caution while traveling during the advisory and to check traffic conditions on the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ 511 system at 511.alaska.gov.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com

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