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Last month marked the hottest, driest July in the Aleutian Islands in 95 years.

The conditions matched the larger trend across Alaska, which experienced below-average rainfall and record-breaking heat.  

While the Lower 48 posted significantly above-average temperatures in July, it was Alaska's warmest month on record since 1925,  according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Mother Nature didn't deliver on Tuesday night's forecast of four to eight inches of snow.

The National Weather Service canceled Unalaska's winter weather advsory after midnight, although the island did receive strong winds and some in-town snow accumulation.

Forecasters say snow is likely again on Wednesday. But as of noon, they had reduced their prediction of possible accumulation from three inches to less than a half inch.

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Updated Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m.

Unalaskans should expect heavy snowfall Tuesday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the eastern Aleutian Islands, including Unalaska and Nikolski.

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A car accident Tuesday morning briefly closed East Broadway Ave. and left two Unalaska teenagers with "non-life-threatening injuries."

Acting Police Chief Jennifer Shockley said icy road conditions were a factor in the one-car wreck near the city's Department of Public Works.

Driving speed may have been a factor as well, though Shockley declined to specify how fast the car was moving because police are still investigating.

She said one teen was driving while the other rode as passenger.

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The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the eastern Aleutian Islands, including Unalaska and Nikolski.

Forecasters say northwest winds will pick up Thursday around 3 a.m., blowing 50 to 70 miles per hour and gusting up to 85.

They expect the storm to taper off by about 4 p.m.

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