| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
You would think that rain instead of snow would be a big step forward. Think again, especially in Alaska, already hard hit in recent days by tons of tons that have closed schools and roads and threatened avalanches in some areas....
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Cordova City officials say since record breaking snow has now turned into heavy rain, flooding and avalanches are now their major concern as a state of emergency continued in the Prince William Sound community Sunday.
More than 70 Alaska National...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:27 PM
An American was killed Friday in an avalanche near Golden, Canada, about 440 miles east of Vancouver, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Reported.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a party of backcountry skiers from the United States were caught in the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Anchorage residents have seen their fair share of the heavy snowfall Alaska's been hit with this season -- slightly more than 81.4 inches in the city, according to Channel 2's Jackie Purcell.
The extra powder comes as many parts of the Lower 48 are...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Cordova residents woke up Wednesday to rain that had turned a lot of the city's heavy snowfall snow into slush, causing several inches of water to accumulate on the roads.
Temperatures reached into the upper 30s, prompting fears of an avalanche on the...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 10:32 PM
A mudslide forced the evacuation of at at least three homes in Bellevue on Sunday afternoon, leaving mud inside and causing damange to local utility infrastructure.
The mudslide was caused when a six inch water and gas main break erupted underneath...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:11 PM
In a dramatic event caught on video, a snowmobiler coming down a hill at Stampede Pass in the Cascades was buried by an avalanche but, luckily for him, friends were nearby and frantically dug him out in time to save his life.
The snowmobiler, John...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Avalanches are one of Mother Nature’s more dynamic acts. It’s also the last thing you want to see when you’re out enjoying a day of snowmobiling.
Just ask John Swanson he was buried alive in King County, Washington.
Here's the view...
| Feb 2, 2012
The Alaska Department of Transportation said crews will be using more artillery Friday to reduce avalanche hazards along the Seward Highway.
This comes after sections of the Sterling and Seward highways were closed for hours because of an avalanche early...