After decades of speculation, it is no longer a question of it, but when a tsunami floods portions of Anchorage. New research proves tsunami waves can reach Anchorage following a large mega-thrust earthquake.
The evidence of the remains of typhoon Merbok is widespread throughout Hooper bay, but as the village works to repair the damage and rebuild, the city and tribal leaders are looking ahead to prepare for future storms and future generations.
Since early Sunday two to four inches of rain as fallen across much of Southeast, Alaska with another one to three inches likely in the next 12 to 18 hours. The heavy rain is falling on already saturated soils, leading to landslides reported in Juneau and in Haines. Several rivers and streams are also exceeding their banks.