Refine Search

Computers replace human weather broadcasters

...reading the forecasts until the problem is rectified in the near future, officials said.It's a job that meteorological technician Robert Murders dreaded when he first moved to Nome, an old gold rush town about 550 miles northwest of Anchorage...
Summer will probably get wetter

...hit like a monsoon. "It really started raining in July and it's been rainy ever since," Sam Simpson, a meteorological technician at the Juneau Weather Service, said on Tuesday. Already July has had 1.85 inches more rain than normal...
Tuesday's high winds knock out KTOO satellite dish

...working and so could not come up with exact wind speeds in that area during that time. Nikki Becker, a hydro-meteorological technician there, said South Douglas sensors showed winds at the nearby boat harbor were 68 mph at 11:04 a.m. She...
Pipeline flow intentionally slowed

...filled, he said. The strong, gusty winds began blowing in Valdez about a week ago, said Robert Vandegraft, meteorological technician at the National Weather Service in Valdez. The strongest gust of 83 miles per hour was recorded on Sunday...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...recorded, 23.4 inches in 1987. ³It¹s been rain and not snow,² said National Weather Service meteorological technician Sam Simpson. ³For December 2000, the average temperature was more than 4 degrees above normal. ThatÂ...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The temperature at the Juneau Airport reached a record-breaking 48 degrees Sunday, said Sam Simpson, a meteorological technician at the National Weather Service. The previous record high for that date was 46 degrees in 1998. ``We bested...
Alaska Digest

...the next 18 hours with the possibility of another inch before we're finished," NWS mobile emergency unit meteorological technician Mike Kutz said. On Tuesday, 2.70 inches of rain fell on the Southcentral Alaska island. Officials said...
Valdez finally catches up after snow drought with 8-foot dump of powder

...resemble tunnels with the snow piled up on both sides. "We look totally normal now," said Roger Wilson, a meteorological technician at the National Weather Service office in Valdez. "It was amazing. We went from nothing to overwhelming overnight...
City will thaw outside water lines for a fee

...begin to lift today when temperatures are expected to reach the mid- to upper 20s, said Pete Rahe, a hydro meteorological technician at the National Weather Service in Juneau. By this weekend, temperatures are expected to reach the mid- to...
Suspects in terrorism case admit to lying about hit list

...sentence for lying to federal officials in a domestic terrorism case. Until recently, Rockwood, 35, worked as a meteorological technician for the National Weather Service in King Salmon, Alaska. His wife, Nadia Rockwood, 36, who is charged with...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback