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Copper River Highway avalanche hazard expected to remain elevated this week

We received 3 inches of water Friday and Saturday, with the freezing line above our local peaks. Expect another 3 inches of water tonight into Tuesday. The avalanche hazard will probably remain elevated through Tuesday.

Copper River Highway avalanche hazard moderate and increasing

A dramatic change in weather has begun. Models suggest 2 inches of water Sunday and Monday. Precipitation has started as snow down to sea level, but the freezing level looks to climb to 2,000 feet Monday. This should translate into 20 inches of snow in the upper mountains and a bunch of slop at sea level.

Avalanche hazard remains at moderate with new overnight snowfall

Natural avalanche activity may occur during the heat of the storm, though activity is unlikely to affect the highway. Precipitation looks to slow down Friday morning and taper through the day. Backcountry users should use extra caution through Friday while the snow pack adjusts.

Avalanche hazard remains moderate, but should decrease through Thursday

Copper River Highway avalanche hazard remains at moderate, but could decrease as the week continues, Alaska Avalanche Information Center reports. A large storm brought heavy precipitation Sunday evening through Monday.

Thanks to all for electronics recycling

The Native Village of Eyak collected 20,000 pounds of electronics during its annual recycling event May 22-29.

Grubstake Auction owner convicted of spreading hazardous pesticide

Ronald Alleva and his Grubstake Auction Co. have been convicted of reckless endangerment, pollution, and misuse of a pesticide for spreading Zappit 73 along a public right-of-way near downtown Anchorage in an area used extensively by homeless people.

HACCP workshop set for Feb. 13-14

A Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point workshop to prepare seafood processors to develop an approved HACCP plan will be offered Feb. 13-14 at the...
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