Big Storm Moves Off Coast, Smaller One Moving In
The Bering sea storm hammering Alaska's western coast has moved off toward Russia, but Don Moore with the National Weather Service says a smaller storm is rotating around it.
Western Alaska receives millions to repair roads and storm-damaged communities
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration is providing $9 million for Western Alaska repairs after last month's powerful storm.
Rains Pummel Anchorage; Minor Flooding Reported
The National Weather Service said Anchorage and the surrounding area could expect rain throughout Sunday and the area should still be prepared for strong...
Juneau man took an extra shift at work, missing landslide that destroyed his home
“Fortunately, I wasn’t at home at the moment, but I was there about an hour and a half before it happened, so I’m very lucky to be alive,” Jim Mitchem told the Juneau Empire.
Alaska National Guard begins to mobilize in wake of Western Alaska storm
Guardsmen will help with debris removal and damage assessment from Western Alaska's historic storm, with more being sent to Hooper Bay, Nome and Bethel.
Communities Relieved As Storm Subsides
Two sentiments being expressed from coastal communities after the storm and ocean surges have subsided are relief and the importance of being prepared and organized.
Dunleavy to seek federal disaster declaration for Western Alaska storm
Alaska National Guard Maj. Gen. Torrence Saxe says the state will ask for public and private assistance, covering both infrastructure and individual homes.
Alaska can expect more big storms like September’s ex-typhoon, as ocean continues to warm
The storm that slammed into western Alaska over the weekend was the result of several factors all converging to make it so destructive, including an ocean warmed by climate change.
Western Alaska Residents Receive State Assistance For Storm Repairs
The Bering Sea in November brought a series of storms affecting coastal communities from the Aleutians to Northwest Alaska. Some YK Delta villages clocked winds of close to 100 miles an hour. Now, the State is reaching out to residents with grant money to help them pay for some of the damages.
Biden approves federal disaster declaration for Western Alaska storm
President Biden's approval of Gov. Mike Dunleavy's request comes just two days after it was made.
Peltola, Murkowski, FEMA administrator tour Nome storm damage
They also spoke with KNOM in Nome about their reactions to the storm damage, their priorities for recovery and resources available to Alaskans.
Continued Heavy Rain Results in Flooding
FLOOD WARNING in effect until 6:00 pm Thursday for Seward, Kenai Lake, 20 Mile near Portage, Kenai River at Cooper Landing. FLOOD ADVISORY in effect until 6:00 pm Thursday for Mat-Su Valley for the Little Susitna River FLOOD ADVISORY in effect until 10:00 am Friday for Anchorage including Campbell Creek, Chester Creek and Ship Creek.
- NWS: Anchorage
- NWS: Alaska Water Levels
- Mat-Su Emergency Services
- Anchorage Conditions Hotline: 907-343-4701
Seward, Mat-Su Clean Up, Kenai To Get More Rain
The cleanup is underway in Talkeetna and in other areas of the Matanuska Susitna Borough, but south of Anchorage, more rain is falling. River waters continue to rise on the Kenai Peninsula, and a flood warning has been extended until later this (Monday) afternoon a for Seward and for Tuesday night for the entire Kenai Peninsula Borough.
Newtok residents are desperate to relocate after September storm
Newtok is among more than 40 communities in Western Alaska affected by the storm.
Teller Man Missing After Storm
State troopers and search and rescue personal are looking for a man missing in Teller. Trooper Ann Sears says 26 year-old Kyle Kohmok was last seen on a yellow 4 wheeler around 4 p.m. yesterday.
Nome assesses infrastructure damage, looks east towards Cape of Nome and summer camps
While Nome’s downtown area is in good shape after weekend storm flooding, the dock area around Cape Nome and the surrounding landscape are completely changed.
Flood Warning Along Talkeetna River
Flood warnings are in effect until 4:00 pm this (Monday) afternoon for rivers and streams in the western Talkeeta Mountains and for rivers that cross the Parks Highway.
Kivalina neighbors banded together to save a house from falling into the sea amid last week’s storm
Kivalina has long dealt with climate change-driven erosion. While the village didn’t feel the effects of heavy flooding, residents are wary of a future with heavy autumn storms.
‘It’s just devastating’: Chevak stunned by subsistence food losses after storm
Chevak residents have lost not only the food they’ve already gathered after freezers lost power, but also the boats and subsistence gear to replace it.
Rainfall Report & Peak Wind Gusts
Here are some rainfall and peak wind gust information for the storm that affected Mainland Alaska September 15 - 16, 2012.