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Trip through slough provides different perspective

...University Avenue.The water was 7 feet deep at the National Weather Service gauge on the Chena River when we started floating...8.88 feet recorded four days earlier. The National Weather Service considers 12 feet to be flood stage. The river...
Rising water causes flood advisory, takes dock down Kenai River

...advisory is in place for the river from Kenai Lake to Skilak Lake until 6:45 p.m. on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Ted Moran, a senior hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, said his concern...
Flood watch issued for Kenai River

...the Kenai River after water from a glacial dam release set off a chain reaction of rising water levels.The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for the Kenai River from Kenai Lake to the Russian River around 1:35 p.m. Wednesday...
Open burns suspended

...will be issued until conditions improve. The suspension was launched following a red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for Southcentral Alaska. The warning is in effect until 10 p.m. Monday evening for the Western Kenai Peninsula...
Lightning and other nuisances

...fried the DVR, it fried the modem," Smith said. "We had a brand new fax-printer-copier. It fried it." National Weather Service forecaster Matthew Clay said although lightning strikes are not common on the Kenai Peninsula, they "are a...
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...there's a chance for more rain Tuesday night through early Thursday in parts of the southeast interior, said National Weather Service meteorologist Ryan Metzger in Fairbanks."I should also note that after Thursday, we look to develop a significant...
Officials to test Tsunami Warning System

NOAA's National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to conduct a test...
News far this winter, the National Weather Service said.A blizzard warning...York and Boston, and the National Weather Service said the massive storm would...historic blizzard," the National Weather Service said.The Washington area...
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

The National Weather Service reports that 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record. Even with record-breaking temperatures occurring all across the state...
Weird weather lingers across region

...for the association.By this time of year, Anchorage normally has 30.9 inches of snowfall, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Ludwig. But the city has seen 10.3 inches this season from just two measurable snowfalls...


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