23-year-old pilot killed in plane crash near Houston, Troopers say

Someone driving nearby saw the plane go down on Hawk Lane, according to Ken Barkley, deputy director of emergency services for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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Alaska officials eye eroding village as relocation model

One of Alaska's most eroded villages is being eyed as a possible national model for relocating whole communities whose futures are threatened by natural disasters escalated by climate change.

Anchorage flood advisory extended (UPDATED)

The flood advisory for Anchorage has been extended until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Our Jackie Purcell says to expect about an inch of snow in the evening but sunny skies tomorrow. 

Wintry weather expected just as fall gets started

A powerful September storm system will make its way across Southcentral Alaska over the next 24-48 hours.

Super Moon Total Eclipse: What’s your chance to see it?

A total lunar eclipse will occur this Sunday night, September 27. To add to the excitement of it all, it’s a “Super” moon, which means the moon is at or near its closest approach to Earth during its orbit.

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Tracy Sinclare: The science of fall colors

It’s that time of year. The temperature gets cooler, the urge for pumpkin-spiced-anything grows within us .... and the leaves change color. 

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Pacific Ocean 'blob' hints at warm winter ahead for Alaska

The “Blob,” as it’s called, is a huge area of warmer-than-normal water in the Pacific that extends from the coast of California to Alaska. The sea surface temperatures are some 2-3 degrees Fahrenheit above normal.

September: Photos of fall in Alaska

POSTED: 11:10 AM AKDT Sep 01, 2015    UPDATED: 12:02 PM AKDT Sep 30, 2015 

Your state, your photos of fall time in Alaska. 

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Snowman from JBER -- Nathan Birdsong

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Update by David George (Oct. 9, 2015)

Partly cloudy and  mild.

High: 53. Wind: NE 8-16mph.

Variably cloudy tonight. Low: 40. Wind: SE 3-8mph.

Partly sunny with spotty sprinkles Saturday. Highs 51.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

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