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alaska snowstorm december 2017

Alaska records one of the most extreme snowfall rates on record

An astonishing 25.4 cm (10 inches) of snow per hour was reported at Thompson Pass near Valdez, Alaska on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. This is extraordinary even by Valdez standards, the snowiest town in the United States. What hit Alaska's North Gulf Coast this...

December 07, 2017


Intense low pressure system batters Aleutian Islands, Alaska with hurricane force

A massive low pressure system lurking in the Northern Pacific, off the Aleutian Islands, brought category 3 hurricane force winds across the area on December 12, 2015. The intense storm' central pressure estimated at 924 hPa is compared to a record low pressure...

December 13, 2015

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Alaska superstorm mostly dissipated

The National Weather Service reported mid-day Thursday that the mega storm over Alaska had mostly dissipated. Coastal flood warnings for much of the region had been canceled by noon, but remained in effect for the Nome and lower Yukon River regions. Emergency

November 11, 2011