As of Sunday, the community’s power, phone lines and cell service were still down.
Alaskans are advised to move away from boats, marinas, and low-lying coastal areas as waves of around one foot — enough to cause dangerous currents — have already arrived in the Aleutians.
The storm that rolled through Southeast produced between 3 to 5 inches of rain in 48 hours according to weather service data.
The Pacific Northwest heat dome just skirted Southeast. What will Alaska’s own extreme heat waves look like?
This summer has been one of the colder summers the region has had in the last few years. But when compared with summers over the last several decades, it’s still among the hottest.
The new data also seems to show an overall increase in precipitation.
A veritable fire hose of moisture hit Southeast Alaska last week. It was a historic weather event, the likes of which we might see more often as Earth’s climate continues to warm.
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The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch that will remain in effect until late Wednesday evening.
Rainy summers like 2020 can cause flooding and mudslides and can harm people’s mental health. But the rain does have benefits.