How much longer will the skies remain clear? Through Thursday night, Anchorage and areas to the north should see high pressure ensure cold, dry weather. High winds and rain associated with a pair of storms are affecting the Aleutians. Clouds from these storms move into southcentral by Friday.
As temperatures drop, more people are seeking shelter, leading to what Anchorage’s homeless coordinator Nancy Burke called a “challenging position” for the city. On some nights, there wasn’t enough space at the emergency shelter inside the Sullivan Arena, which is the only shelter currently open for referrals. People had to be added to a waitlist or turned away.
Quickly cooling temperatures cause Alaska Native Medical Center to move COVID-19 testing inside for now. A winterized drive-thru solution is in the works for early November according to hospital officials.
One of the greatest to ever spike it shouted out the Soldotna high school volleyball team. “Karch” Kiraly sent a video addressed to the team and their coach, commending the teams effort in sticking together as they face their toughest opponent yet, the pandemic.
High pressure is building east into southcentral Alaska and it will clear skies and bring on some chilly nights! Sunshine is expected for the next several days in Anchorage. Daytime highs in the upper 30s. If you bundle up and stay up late..you could get some great views of the northern lights and Orionids meteors!
The Alaska Supreme Court ruled the State of Alaska has until Thursday afternoon to respond to a lawsuit from an Alaska nonprofit demanding that it set up a process where voters can add missing information on their absentee ballots for the 2020 general election.
Two Russian Tu-95 bombers escorted by two Su-35 fighter aircraft were intercepted late Monday by a North American Aerospace Defense Command F-22 fighter aircraft, supported by E-3 airborne warning and control system and KC-135 refueler aircraft.