Tag: Flooding

Kuskokwim water dropping, ice jams holding

The dropping water level likely means that the ice jam is weakening, which is good news for communities at risk of flooding.

Elders in Napaimut rescued by helicopter as flood waters rise

The couple had climbed into their boat which they had tied onto their cabin to wait out the flood before a State Trooper helicopter arrived to evacuate them to Aniak.

Ice jam below Napaimute breaks free; Kuskowkim communities prepare for flooding

After an ice jam formed at Napaimute, forecasters are expecting a flood that will bring a rapid rise in river levels.

Climate effects in coastal and rural Alaska: two initiatives

The grim news headlines pound like heavy waves against a weakened coast line. Our warming climate hits rural communities hard. They have decisions to make: leave or stay and fight. Two initiatives will work to give them information to make those choices. LISTEN HERE

Rabbit Creek Receding After Wrecking Bridge

Anchorage's Rabbit Creek flooded this morning. Water flowed over a bridge and downed logs caused excess water to spill onto lawns and yards. The water caused major damage to a road and a bridge in the area. Listen Now

Galena Prepares for Flooding as Yukon River Ice Remains Jammed

National Weather Service staff are in Galena monitoring rising Yukon river water and conducting fly overs to check on one particular jam.

Parts of Juneau Under Flood Warning

Heavy rains continue to hit Southeast, and parts of Juneau in the Mendenhall Valley are under a flood warning Tuesday. Petersburg already had a slide.

Portion of Taylor Highway Reopens

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The state has re-opened a flood damaged stretch of Taylor Highway.  The Department of Transportation reports emergency repairs have...