alaska flooding 2020

Washout on Highway 52N between Brassey Road and Bearhole Lake Road. Sleetmute and Crooked Creek seem to have escaped any major flooding this year, although there are still some ice dams above Stony River. Highway 52 N - Washout between Brassey Rd and Bearhole Lake Rd (68 km north of Tumbler Ridge). Ice jams and flooding happen when sudden warm weather quickly melts snow, which rushes into a river. “I’ve been flying river watch for the past nine years, and I haven’t seen water this high. Learn more >>, Alaska River Ice Breakup Starts, Residents Brace for Floods. An earthquake on Tuesday night, July 21, 2020, prompted a tsunami warning across a stretch of coastal Alaska. Flooding in Aniak in May 2009. Road closed. All of this is the work of glacier dynamics several miles away from downtown Juneau. Scientists use a variety of methods to do so, including pressure monitors, aerial drones that survey the basin as it fills, remote sensing to determine the topography of the basin, and time-lapse cameras., Courtesy Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, River breakups cause minor flooding across Interior Alaska, By Alistair Gardiner,, Limited Edition: An Open Exhibition of Small Works, Notice of Availability for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement Addressing Heat and Electrical Upgrades at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, or You can, Fort St. John ranger comes to the rescue of stranded American family, First Nations coalition provides ‘capacity support’ to Clarke Lake geothermal project, Photos above the flooding of Dawson Creek, Flood know-how and resiliency is part of the Peace region, Canada Day rains bring floods, evacuation alerts, Cascades to close its napkin plant in Laval, Que. Nearly $2 million in recreation grants will go to local park and trail improvements and developments. Document suggests to mine foes DEC won’t use it. Highway 97 - Flooding between 261 Rd and Braden Rd (34 km south of Dawson Creek). While it was not exactly a shock to scientists, since GLOFs are common, scientists had not predicted that this event would happen. Flooding began Thursday morning in Dawson Creek and in the evening in Fort St. John. A Black Louisiana sheriff's deputy has sued a white former judge, saying a racial slur in her private text messages defamed him and has hurt his ability to do his job after being made public. As the ice breakups continues, the National Weather Service predicted ice jams and flooding along the river in coming weeks. “I think everybody and every organization has brought a little bit to the table,” Mattice told GlacierHub. Ice has broken up as temperatures have risen along an Alaska river, forcing residents to prepare for possible flooding. If the ice jams, the river doesn’t have any room to absorb the water that pools behind it. Kelly Lake - Flooding between 52E and 11 Kelly Lake. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts. Authorities say two Deming police officers fatally shot a wanted man after he shot at the officers following a chase and a crash, The New Mexico State Police said the incident began when 37-year-old Lorenzo Aguilar of Deming was approached Tuesday by police who had learned of his location and knew he was sought on a felony arrest warrant. Your support is vital to helping us provide free local news. One year, the river flooded multiple times throughout the summer at lower intensities than usual instead of all at once. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. This all adds up to significant economic losses. There was an error processing your request. Photo: Frank Towery via Flickr. It came as a surprise to Juneau residents and local researchers alike. Much of the Kuskokwim Basin’s low elevation snow melted over the past two weeks, but there is still heavy snow covering the mountains, officials said. Speeds have been reduced to 50 km/h, and there is enough shoulder space on the opposite lane to continue two-way traffic, the ministry said. © Alaska Public Media 2020. Road closed. Hydrologist Celine Van Breukelen was in the plane and warned all Kuskokwim communities to prepare for flooding. Photos of the basin, which allow scientists and local residents to monitor the rising water level, can be seen at the National Weather Service (NWS) website. Detour via 29S or 52E. Highway 97 - Flooding between 271 Rd and 269 Rd (42 km south of Dawson Creek). Peace River, Fort Nelson, and Muncho Lake Park- Stone Mountain Park regions. Cecil Lake Rd Eastbound - Debris on roadway between 263 Rd and 251 Rd. Variable clouds with snow showers. The weather service reported snowfall at the beginning of April up to two times greater than the 30-year average for the mountains surrounding the Kuskokwim River's headwaters.

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