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Latest City Emergency Info

Latest City Emergency Info

City of Seward #6 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. *New Information: This will likely be the last public notice until tomorrow morning, unless additional notices are needed. Crews will continue to work through the night at the Lowell Creek Waterfall. The Emergency Operations Center will remain open throughout […]

Newest Emergency Information:

From City of Seward, 6:30 p.m. September 19: Confirmation has been received that school is cancelled tomorrow for students at Seward Elementary, Middle, and High Schools. Crews continue to assess and repair damages to roadways. The shelter at Seward High School is up and running and taking those needing assistance. […]

No School Thursday

►ALERT: School is cancelled on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at: Moose Pass School Seward Elementary Seward High School Seward Middle School Any additional two-hour delays or closures for Central Peninsula or Southern Peninsula schools will be determined and posted at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2012. Please check the KPBSD […]

City Flood Update #4

City Flood Update #4

City of Seward #4 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. *New Information: Conditions are projected to improve, rain likely to continue but at a lesser rate. A shelter is being established Seward High School for those needing shelter. Please use the Gym/Pool door and proceed to the gym for […]

NWS FLOOD UPDATE

Flood Warning FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 335 PM AKDT WED SEP 19 2012 AKZ125-201200- /O.NEW.PAFC.FA.W.0010.120919T2335Z-120920T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 335 PM AKDT WED SEP 19 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR WIDESPREAD MAJOR FLOODING IN SEWARD * UNTIL 400 AM AKDT THURSDAY […]

City of Seward #3

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. *New Information: A shelter is being established Seward High School for those needing shelter. More information to follow. City Power has been restored. We are on actual power, not generation. As a precaution, if your water is discolored, it is advised to boil […]

Community-Shared Information

During this flood emergency, please consider taking photos for SCN, and providing information about what the situation is like near you, or in your home, and sharing it in our comment section below. Please label photos so we can tell what it is of, and where. If you can not […]

State of Emergency Update #2

City of Seward #2 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. *New Information: Residents living in the Old Mill Subdivision west of the Lost Creek (second bridge) is advised to contact the Emergency Operations Center if they need assistance evacuating (EOC numbers are listed in this press release). This evacuation […]

Students sent home, activities cancelled

Seward High and Middle School students were sent home early, and all after-school activities for students K-12 have been cancelled due to flooding. The elementary school students are heading home. If buses encounter flooded areas they can not cross, their parents or guardians will be called. The school district will likely […]

State of Emergency

City of Seward#1 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The City of Seward has set up an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the City Council Chambers to address localized flood problems. The City Manager has issued a state of emergency as of 1:15 p.m.EOC phone numbers established are: 224-4041, […]

Da Vinci Camp

Da Vinci Camp

DaVinci Camp had an exciting summer….. What an incredible DaVinci Camp we had at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Seward. Teachers Ms.Justine, Ms.Haugh provided members with over 80 hours of quality programming in the Arts and Science. Their talents, enthusiasm, dedication and strong work ethics were beyond measure to […]

Flood update

12:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2012 The Seward City Manager and Fire Chief urge the residents of the Seward area to limit travel today and stay home if possible due to the high winds and rain in the area that has caused water to inundate road ways. LOWELL POINT ROAD […]

18 September Assembly Report

18 September 2012 Borough Assembly Meeting Report By Sue McClure We met in Homer at their City Council Chambers. After the committee meetings we were taken on a tour of the South Peninsula Hospital, and saw their MRI and other improvements. Their quarterly report was presented at the regular meeting […]

Dump Road Closed

9:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2012 :   Per the City Manager, the access road just east of the dump/transfer facility on Dimond Blvd, west of the Dieckgraeff (levee) Road intersection is closed to private vehicles due to flooding.  The levee is holding fine. The waste trucks will be running […]