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Anatomy of the worst fire year

...with them perhaps hid some of the fires that started that day, wrote Michael Richmond, formerly of the National Weather Service Fairbanks, in a paper about that extraordinary summer. June was a warm month throughout Alaska. For example: Kivalina...
What others say: The little cog

...of an important function of government.A National Weather Service meter at the Klawock Airport measures visibility...about 200 medevac flights per year.The National Weather Service, to its credit, has sent technicians to the site...
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...
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season have more moisture around and it becomes a little less receptive to getting a fire started." The National Weather Service's climate prediction center forecasts both an above-average precipitation level and above-average temperatures...

...far this winter, the National Weather Service said.A blizzard warning was...and Boston, and the National Weather Service said the massive storm would...could see 14 to 18 inches, the weather service said.A weekend storm that had...
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

...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, with...
Pregnant woman involved in car crash

...Afternoon snowfall that accumulated up to two inches and warm conditions made the roads slick, Tucker said.The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory through 9 a.m. Tuesday for the western Kenai Peninsula.Tucker said drivers...
Weather Service: 2014 was Alaska's warmest year on record

...Alaska, according to the National Weather Service.Based on information from the...Climatic Data Center, the National Weather Service Alaska said 2014 was warmer than...immediately available from the weather service.Nearly 200 weather monitoring...
NOAA gives Kachemak Bay special designation

...synthesize that data and learn from it," she said. A team of staff from NOAA's National Ocean Services, National Weather Service and National Marine Fisheries Service and from the state of Alaska selected Kachemak Bay from seven state candidate...


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