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City of Seward update #19

City of Seward update #19

  #19 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 10:45 a.m. *New Information: The same National Weather Service flood warning for the Seward area is in effect until 4:00 p.m. Monday –   Lowell Point Road is closed until further notice. Crews continue to work on the waterfall area, widening the area […]

News from the Seward Schools Site Based Council

The Site Council is for everybody! Please attend our monthly meetings if you’d like to be in the know about the Seward schools. Here are some tidbits from our most recent meeting that might interest you: Dr. Atwater (KPBSD superintendent) will be coming to the next Seward Schools Site-Based Council meeting. […]

Borough News Release on Questa Woods Flooding

September 22, 2012 #1 MEDIA RELEASE Date:September 22, 2012  ( 2:42 p.m. Saturday) #1Contact:Brenda Ahlberg, Information Officer714-2153 or 394-8385bahlberg@borough.kenai.ak.us Subject:Seward Area Subdivisions Asked to Prepare Residents in the Questa Woods Subdivision and surrounding areas are asked to prepare for a possible evacuation as weather conditions may change. Continue to listen […]

Weather impacts Alaska Railroad schedules, services

Weather impacts Alaska Railroad schedules, services

UPDATE: Estimate north-end track to re-open mid-week Alaska Railroad Corporation Press Release ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Today’s assessment by Alaska Railroad (ARRC) track repair crews indicate that train traffic scheduled to travel north of Wasilla will remain cancelled through Wednesday due to damage from rivers flooding in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Railroad […]

City Flood Update #18

City Flood Update #18

#18 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. *New Information: This will likely be the last public notice until tomorrow morning, unless additional notices are needed. Some flood pictures are posted on the city’s website – www.cityofseward.us (See September 2012 Flood Pictures) National Weather Service has extended the flood warning […]

Unofficial update 9/22/2012

By Brent for SCN I had the opportunity to stop by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at City Hall this afternoon and chat for a few minutes with some of the various representatives for an update. The EOC is fully staffed with representatives from City departments (police, fire, public works, […]

Flood warning extended until Monday. (updated 4:00 PM Saturday)

Flood Warning FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 400 PM AKDT SAT SEP 22 2012 AKZ125-250000- /O.EXT.PAFC.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-120925T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 400 PM AKDT SAT SEP 22 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND INCLUDING SEWARD AND KENAI LAKE * UNTIL […]

Very sad update

Very sad update

09/22/12 14:08:20) Jenna Clarke, 20-year-old woman injured when her car collided with a side-dump truck and was pinned underneath Friday, has died, police reported Saturday. The accident happened Friday morning on West Dimond Boulevard near Noblewood Street. Clarke was driving a 2000 red Ford Focus heading east on Dimond when […]

Aerial Photos of flooding

These photos were taken during a brief break in the weather on Friday, September 21, 2012. All photo credits to Keen-Eye Photo, Julian Lubic Kegal. Here is also the link to view the full photos-the size was too large to put on SCN. https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=10e0be9b8d78d436&id=10E0BE9B8D78D436%21260 Thanks to the City of Seward […]

City of Seward #16

City of Seward #16

City of Seward #16 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 9:35 a.m. *New Information: Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Status: The EOC is still up and running. If you need evacuation assistance or need to report flooding, please still call the EOC numbers. Lowell Point Road Update: Crews continue to work at […]

Latest from NWS (updated 6:03 AM Saturday)

Flood Warning FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 603 AM AKDT SAT SEP 22 2012 AKZ125-230000- /O.CON.PAFC.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-120923T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AK- 603 AM AKDT SAT SEP 22 2012 …THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM AKDT SATURDAY FOR WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND INCLUDING SEWARD AND […]

Flood Press Release #15

#15 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. *New Information: This will likely be the last public notice until tomorrow morning, unless additional notices are needed. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will stay open tonight with minimal manning. If you need evacuation assistance or need to report flooding, please still […]

Governor declares disaster

ktuu.com Governor Declares Disaster As Southcentral Flooding Continues By Chris Klint Channel 2 News 4:13 PM AKDT, September 21, 2012 ANCHORAGE, Alaska Talkeetna officials called for evacuations in the face of major flooding Friday, the most serious crisis in a day that saw the city of Seward recovering from Thursday […]

Notice of Special Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Seward City Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, September 24, 2012, immediately following the adjournment of the Regular City Council Meeting, for the purpose of: NEW BUSINESS Resolution 2012-074, Declaring A State Of Disaster Emergency Due To Extreme Weather, Flooding, Wind […]

Flood Update #14

Flood Update #14

#14 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. *New Information: The National Weather Service has an updated flood warning, which is in effect until 4:00 p.m. Saturday Electric Outage Update: Power has been restored to Wilma. There is currently no power on Lois; electric crews and borough crews are working […]