The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is sending an airplane to Hawaii and Alaska to collect winter storm data for North America.
5.4 magnitude felt in the Panhandle on Monday. 3.7 and 4.7 felt in Anchorage area on Sunday.
Warning cancelled just before 2 a.m. after 7.5 magnitude quake. No significant waves were reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 7.5 quake struck at midnight Friday Alaska time and was centered about 60 miles west of Craig, Alaska.
The number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales is up a bit from last year, but not enough to indicate a turn-around in the population’s … more
The Deepwater Horizon blowout of 2010 marked the first time that chemical dispersants were injected into an oil spill underwater.
NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco told her staff Wednesday that she will be leaving the post early next year.
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