‘Stebbins is resilient’: Eastern Norton Sound communities recovering from storm damage
Several communities in the Norton Sound region are struggling with contaminated drinking water days after the significant September storm hit the region.
‘Our lives are at stake’: Shaktoolik residents seek aid to rebuild berm lost in storm
People in Shaktoolik are back in their homes after many evacuated to the school when the remnants of Typhoon Merbok hit Western Alaska over...
Kotzebue Sound mostly spared from storm damage
Some flooding was reported in Kotzebue and surrounding villages, but nothing close to the damage seen further south.
Disaster response presents an early test for Alaska’s Rep. Peltola
Mary Peltola says she's approaching her new House colleagues about how to fund disaster relief for Western Alaska
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.
Nome restaurant burns, nearby inn saved during Alaska storm
Nome's Bering Sea Bar and Grill is gone after a fire started in the building on the evening of Sept. 17, as Nome was being buffeted by a powerful fall storm.
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.
In Golovin, Alaskans shovel sand out of their homes after historic storm
Golovin residents are in clean-up mode as their community works to restore power, phone service and clear debris. As the floodwaters recede from the...
Now that flood waters have receded, Hooper Bay looks toward recovery
Hooper Bay was one of the communities hit hardest by the historic storm this weekend when a typhoon slammed 1,000 miles of the Western...
Weather service says storm is near Point Hope but will continue to weaken
A meteorologist says the worst of the flooding is over.
Lower Kuskokwim students return to classrooms that served as weekend storm shelters
Lower Kuskokwim School District buildings served as evacuation centers during the storm in Newtok, Kipnuk, Nightmute, Kwigillingok, Kwethluk and Tununak.
Here’s how you can donate to help Western Alaska storm relief
State officials urged Alaskans to donate money over sending items, at this point in time.
Bering Strait communities resume air service, plan to fly in drinking water after massive storm
With a boil water notice in Unalakleet after Western Alaska's massive storm, area communities are asking for drinking water to be flown in.
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.
Weather service officials say worst of heavy Bering Sea winds have passed
After a massive storm brought storm surge and flooding across hundreds of miles of Western Alaska coastline, officials with the National Weather Service say they expect the worst of the wind has passed.
Dunleavy says state taking stock of damage as historic storm moves north along Alaska’s coastline
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Saturday night that this weekend’s historic storm has impacted almost 1,000 miles of Alaska’s coastline.
Historically powerful storm slams Western Alaska. Here’s what people experienced across hundreds of miles of coastline.
Forecasters have predicted it could be one of the worst storms to hit Western Alaska in recent history.
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.
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
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.