From clear to stormy on the Iditarod Trail, Storm Warnings in effect
As musher Nicolas Petit pushed through the Rohn checkpoint Monday evening, temperatures nearby were in the 30s and he had a strong wind at his back with gusts to 30 mph. Mild and clear is the best way to describe the weather for the first 36 hours.
Warm weather smashes records across Southcentral, Southeast
Southcentral has recorded at least 40 new record high temperatures so far this month. Of those, Anchorage set 5, Seward set 4 (all of which were in the 70s), Valdez has set 5, and Kenai has set 7 new record highs during the month of September.
Morning commute could be slick; weather advisories issued
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued Winter Weather Advisories for Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley. These advisories for into effect at midnight Sunday and expire at 4 p.m. Monday. Here are the specific details from the Weather Service:
Sport fishing guides forced to roll with new king restrictions on Kenai River
"The king rods out of the boat and then the cooler out of the boat as well you know, that's a sign that there won't be any fish coming home with us." Local sport guides react to Alaska Fish & Game's restrictions in king salmon fishing on the Kenai River.