Local reports on the big storm system hitting northern and western Alaska.
Observation by Carol Oliver:
Last night it really blew! A lot calmer now, but we have high water! It was still coming in at noon. No ice piles, but there is a crack in the bay and we have flooding in town.
Comments from LEO Editors:
This observation was shared with ANTHC Emergency Preparedness Program, Kawerak, and Norton Sound Health Corporation.
The State Emergency Operations Center is monitoring a storm-related power outage in Diomede and a coastal flood warning is in effect through Wednesday afternoon for the Chukchi Sea coast, southern Seward Peninsula coast, the Yukon Delta, northern Arctic coast, eastern Norton Sound, and Nulato Hills. Current weather watches / warnings / advisories are provided by the National Weather Service. To see these daily Situation Reports go to this link. You can also sign up for the daily report via email here. Mike Brubaker