Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Issues Tsunami Warning For Coastal Alaska


by Trill Gates

The National Weather Service early Friday morning issued a Tsunami Warning effecting parts of Coastal Alaska, following a major magnitude 8.9 earthquake near Japan.

As of midnight Friday, NWS says the warning includes the coastal areas of Alaska from Amchitka Pass to Attu Island.

The tsunami advisory has been expanded to include the coastal areas of Washington, British Columbia and Alaska.

According to NWS, tsunami warnings mean that a tsunami with significant widespread inundation is imminent or expected. Warnings indicate that widespread dangerous coastal flooding accompanied by powerful currents is possible.

Advisories mean that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents or waves dangerous to those near the water is expected, and currents my be hazardous to swimers and boats.

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Tom Starr said on Monday, Apr 25 at 7:39 PM

The governor can deny all the allegations he wants, however the last time we saw a policy turnaround, of this magnitude was was when Vic Koering and the rest of the (votes for lower oil tax) gang had a small bout with the FBI. Whats the matter with doing an honest days work for honest days pay.. He's been here long enuf to know the oil companies have been lying at every turn and raping us since 1958......... Choose honor my patute................... there's no honor among pirates, bullies or thieves, just give em the keys >SHAWN< no need to show up tomorrow, they'll make sure your well covered with a note from mom and a doctors slip for the school..... am I the only one who thinks we deserve a real man in the GOVERNORS office.. Was many years ago, I remember a tune went "GOD'S" GONNA GET YA FOR THAT... I hope it works out for ya SHAWN baby

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