Powerful Storm System Moving Into Southcentral
A powerful storm is moving into Southcentral Alaska this evening, continuing into early tomorrow morning.
The strongest winds are expected to hit Anchorage’s Upper Hillside and Eagle River Valley. Strong winds are also expected to sweep through the lower hillside and the lower elevations of East Anchorage.
The National Weather Service says this storm is more typical during the winter and has the potential to produce more damage than normal.
See below for storm-preparedness links and contact information:
- National Weather Service Statement
- Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
- Municipal Light and Power
ML&P hotline for power outages/downed lines & trees: 279-7671 or toll-free at 1-888-999-5340
- Chugach Electric
Chugach Electric numbers to report power outages/downed lines & trees: 762-7888 or toll-free at 1-800-478-7494
Check back later for a full report on what to expect from the storm from KSKA’s Daysha Eaton.