If you’re living in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta a hundred years from now, it’s going to be hot and wet, according to a new study by scientists at the International Arctic Research Center, an institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Hurricanes have dominated weather news lately. When it snowed on Thursday in the Sierra Nevada, it not only added a new weather element to the news mix, it got resorts thinking about ski season.
In a matter of hours, Hurricane Maria wiped out about 80 percent of the crop value in Puerto Rico — making it one of the costliest storms to hit the island’s agriculture industry.
Hurricane Maria barreled through the islands that curve through the Caribbean.
When Hurricane Irma ravaged the Caribbean island of Barbuda, the storm left it uninhabitable." And, now, for the first time in 300 years, no one lives there.
Residents are now being asked to stay away from Nahanni Butte, N.W.T., after being forced out Thursday night by a forest fire burning close to the community.
Early Tuesday morning, a rockslide crashed into Skagway’s largest cruise ship dock. It was the second slide event in less than two weeks and caused a pair of cruise ships to divert to other ports. Some Skagway residents are calling on the city and the private company that owns the dock to take action.
A landslide in Sitka early Monday afternoon stranded people on either end of the road system for about eight hours, but otherwise there no reports of damage or injuries.
Unusually fast flooding on the Chignik River.
11-13-14 Unseasonable warm - Unalakleet, Alaska, USA
10-17-13 No ice fishing yet - Shishmaref, Alaska, USA
Despite the time of year, there is still no snow on the Seward Peninsula.
Yukon Flats community dealing with river erosion and landscape changes that are threatening the loss of traditional harvesting areas.
Permafrost thawing causing bridge damage.
9-21-12 Extreme rain and flooding - Wasilla, Alaska, USA
At least 50,000 homes and businesses lost power late Tuesday, and outages continued through Wednesday.