Bering Strait Region Residents Advised to Prepare for Storm

September 15, 2022by Media

Bering Strait region residents are advised to prepare for the incoming storm. The National Weather Service (NWS) has warned about a powerful coastal storm impacting Western Alaska. This storm could be the most powerful in over a decade and have similar coastal flood impacts along the Bering Sea coast as the November 2011 Bering Sea superstorm. Significant coastal flooding and powerful winds are possible Friday evening into Sunday.

Please see the flood graphics below from the NWS Fairbanks.

Diomede Potential Storm Impacts

Golovin Potential Storm Impacts

Nome Potential Storm Impacts

Shaktoolik Potential Storm Impacts

Shishmaref Potential Storm Impacts

Stebbins Potential Storm Impacts

St. Lawrence Island Potential Storm Impacts

St. Michael Potential Storm Impacts

Teller Potential Storm Impacts

Unalakleet Potential Storm Impacts

Wales Potential Storm Impacts

If you have any questions, please feel free to call (907) 458-3708 or email the NWS Fairbanks 24/7 at Fairbanks.weather@noaa.gov

Community members impacted by the storm may email infrastructure damage photos to storm.ready@alaska.gov or call the State of Alaska Emergency Operations Center at 907-428-7100.

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