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Breakup on the Yukon River has begun and there is flooding in Eagle, a small community of fewer than 100 people in eastern Alaska near the border with Canada. Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve ranger Pat Sanders says the ice began moving on...
The Associated PressThe National Weather Service lists the threat of spring flooding along Alaska rivers as "moderate" for most of the state but warns that a sudden surge of warm May temperatures could lead to ice jams and high water. The latest monthly forecast released...
STORY UPDATED AT 8:25 p.m. at 5/4/13: Scientists say Alaska's Cleveland Volcano is undergoing a continuous low-level eruption. The activity began with an explosion early Saturday morning, followed by two other explosions hours later. ...
Channel 2 NewsEmergency officials are closely watching the Talkeetna and Susitna rivers and are preparing for potential spring break-up flooding, a few months after floodwaters seeped into town last fall, temporarily evacuating the small town. Assistant Chief of the...
Tags: Rivers, Spring Break, Floods
Channel 2 NewsInterior Alaska has all the makings for a severe flood season, according to the National Weather Service. Although Alaska saw less snow this winter than record 2012 falls, in Anchorage there is more snow on the ground compared to the same time last...
Tags: Rivers, Floods, National Weather Service
Channel 2 NewsWhat could drilling do to the Arctic Ocean? That’s what an expanded environmental impact statement is looking into. In March, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a second draft study of oil and gas activities in the arctic and...
Channel 2 NewsResponding to a series of high-profile incidents involving its assets for Arctic Ocean offshore drilling, Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced a “pause” in its 2013 drilling program in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas Wednesday. The decision comes...
Channel 2 NewsScientists from around the world have been invited to share research at a 2013 symposium on the Arctic Ocean's response to climate change. The Alaska Sea Grant Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is organizing the symposium scheduled for...
DAN JOLINGRoyal Dutch Shell PLC has concluded drilling for the season in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest and north coast. Shell Alaska spokesman Curtis Smith says the company completed one top hole in both the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. ...
Channel 2 NewsAs temperatures drop and water turns into ice, one midtown neighborhood is dealing with flooding concerns in Campbell Creek. Fallen trees from last month's wind storms have caused dams in the creek, and now it's forcing water dangerously close to some...
Tags: Rivers, Weather Reports, Weather
Shell Oil is, today (Sunday), close to drilling 2 exploratory wells simultaneously in the Arctic Ocean. Drilling operations in the Beaufort Sea are currently awaiting the harvest of the third and last whale of the season by Inupiat Eskimoes. Once the...
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