Seattle-based geotechnical engineering firm Shannon and Wilson have developed two different mitigation proposals for Skagway’s large rockslide chute
Forecasters say moderate to heavy rainfall will inundate the region starting from Wednesday through the weekend.
Beachcombing offers a nice break for residents who are still cleaning up after their communities were ravaged by flooding, high winds and an historic storm surge.
A storm is forecast to hit Alaska’s northwest coast with high winds and coastal flooding, starting Wednesday night and continuing into Friday.
The National Weather Service says erosion could be worse due to damage done by last month’s storm.
People with disabilities, people who can’t afford it and people who don’t want to abandon their pets are among the many who can’t easily get up and leave before a hurricane.
The storm eroded about 300 feet of coastline, bringing the water that much closer to town. The loss of Hooper Bay’s dunes has potentially serious consequences.
With intense storms expected to increase, experts want more data to support flood forecasts and infrastructure investments that keep communities out of harm’s way.
One home was completely destroyed by the slide, and two more were damaged.
About a dozen people who left the neighborhood ended up at a temporary shelter set up by the Red Cross and Capital City Fire/Rescue.