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Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...falls on Buffalo, New York, and other cities near the Great Lakes."Right now, there are lots of showers in the Gulf of Alaska," Lam explained. At the same time, cold air is creeping south out of Interior Alaska and the Yukon."You have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-17/winter-storm-warning-issued-juneau-8-14
Local
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...expected early today in areas south and east of Denver and on the Eastern Plains.The storm that originated in the Gulf of Alaska could be a harbinger of El Nino, the ocean-warming phenomenon that's predicted to bring heavy rain to the West...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/western-us-hit-blast-winter-
Nation and World
Snow hits Colorado, could bring tornadoes to south

...Storm Prediction Center. At the same point last year, 42 people had been killed.The storm that originated in the Gulf of Alaska could be a harbinger of El Nino, the ocean-warming phenomenon that's predicted to bring heavy rain to the West...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/snow-hits-colorado-could-bri
Nation and World
Tree knocks out power Out The Road

A storm blowing in from the Gulf of Alaska knocked a tree into power lines at Mile 19 of the Glacier Highway on Friday morning, cutting power to rural Juneau residents...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-13/tree-knocks-out-power-out-road
Local
NOAA outlines whale protection rules for Navy testing

...Measurement Facility north of Ketchikan, and it participates in the Northern Edge exercise held on an irregular basis in the Gulf of Alaska.Environmentalists have expressed concerns that the Navy's sonar could injure whales and other sound-sensitive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/noaa-outlines-whale-protection-rules-na
State | Outdoors
Shell drill vessels exit Arctic after oil exploration ceases

...vessel owned by Shell with a reinforced hull, broke loose from its tow vessel in gale-force December winds in the Gulf of Alaska. Efforts to control the vessel failed. The Kulluk ran aground near Kodiak Island on Dec. 31, 2012. The vessel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-13/shell-drill-vessels-exit-arctic-after-o
State
Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 eruption

...equipment next week to monitor clouds of ash that are regularly blown across Shelikof Strait toward Kodiak Island and the Gulf of Alaska, said U.S. Geological Survey geologist Kristi Wallace. The ash creates a hazard for aircraft and possibly for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-06/scientists-measure-ash-stirred-1912-eru
State
UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...students can study migration patterns of salmonids - trout, char and salmon - whose journeys can take them into the Gulf of Alaska and even into the Bering Sea hundreds of miles away.Interns like Bell contribute to existing research used by state...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-11-15/uas-yields-key-data-fishing-industr
Neighbors
Park halts cable project

...is connected to the Outside via a pair of connections, but each of those cross an earthquake-prone region of the Gulf of Alaska, and outages have been caused several times in recent years due to undersea landslides.Linking the two regions would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/park-halts-cable-project
State
ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a 2016 pink salmon run about the same size as the one that greeted fishermen this past summer. This week, the department estimated 34 million pink salmon be harvested in Southeast Alaska next summer.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-12/adfg-says-expect-34m-pinks-16
Local

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