Citizen Storm Reports from Anchorage Hillside

Citizen reports from the upper hillside area of Anchorage:

Jordan Shay an upper Bear Valley resident reports wind gust Saturday evening of 120 miles per hour.

Bob Lohr also called in from Glen Alps. He reports no visible damage currently at the partking lot but on the Blueberry knob trail, he says the winds are building and gaining in strength. He says they are now gusting strong enough to knock someone down.

These are citizen reports, unconfirmed by the National Weather Service. If you have updates, please call the NWS line at 1-800-847-1739.

Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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