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...the steep terrain were aided by light winds. Three firefighters suffered undisclosed minor injuries.The National Weather Service says high pressure combined with a weak offshore flow could create high temperatures throughout the weekend reaching...
DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...working and it's not getting any worse, but it should pretty well cap it," Reese said.According to the National Weather Service, the Kenai River at Cooper Landing was observed at 11.9 feet at 3 p.m. on Monday. Flood stage is 13 feet...

...Thursday. Wonder Lake recorded 2.91 inches overnight."That's a lot of rain in that part of the world," National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thoman told the Fairbanks News-Miner. "That's really extreme."
Going with the wind

...However, Friday evening the wind is forecasted to change direction and will be moving from the southwest, according to weather service data. While that would push the fire to the southeast, winds are supposed to blow at about 5 miles per hour...

...Angeles, the man struck on a golf course was listed in stable condition.Before the lightning hit, the National Weather Service issued a statement noting the chance of thunderstorms off the Southern California coast Sunday. But lightning from...
Strong winds destroy roof, press box in Kenai park blow through the central Kenai Peninsula Saturday with gusts up to 40 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. As the wind continued to gust through the park, whipping through screens and shaking plywood debris, the three...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...hour, according to the National Weather Service; winds are supposed to slow...the southwest, according to weather service data. While that would push...afternoon, she said. The National Weather Service for Wednesday afternoon has called...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...afternoon. "I just watched tanker drop after tanker drop after tanker drop," he said According to the National Weather Service, a south wind of 10 to 15 mph is expected. The forecast calls for rain Monday night. "If we can hang on to a few...
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...on the fire. The wind was forecasted to pick up Thursday evening to 15-20 miles an hour, according to National Weather Service data. While winds are supposed to slow Friday morning to about 5-10 miles an hour, they're forecasted to change...
Funny River Horse Trail fire grows to 7,000 acres

...9 to 1.4 miles, air quality is very unhealthy. If .8 miles or less, air quality is hazardous. The National Weather Service also issued a red flag warning because of strong winds for the entire western Kenai Peninsula. A red flag warning...


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