Alaska wildfires have already burned 1 million acres, crossing that threshold earlier in the summer than in any summer in recent decades.
Rains throughout October and November mean Southeast Alaska is finally out of “severe drought.”
After an unprecedented summer drought drained reservoirs and wells across Alaska, hundreds of people face immediate water shortages — and lingering questions about the future.
Believe it or not, one of the worst droughts in the nation right now is in Southeast Alaska. Meanwhile, cities like Wrangell are struggling to keep up with summer water demand.