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Old 01-11-2012, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Kitschk-hin
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At this point I don't think the situation is near as bad as in Cordova. They're in a really bad way right now. Were getting a lot of snow, but this town is used to a lot more snow than they are and has better means to deal with it. Plus it hasn't been as heavy as what they've gotten down there. I personally don't advocate asking for outside help until all internal efforts have been exhausted, and we're not at that point yet.
I read in the ADN that they're actually having a shovel shortage over there. May be the first time I've heard of such a thing- but these are the things we choose to face by living off the road system!
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Old 01-11-2012, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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I read in the ADN that they're actually having a shovel shortage over there. May be the first time I've heard of such a thing- but these are the things we choose to face by living off the road system!
Well, they were calling stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks and couldn't find many anywhere in the state! So maybe being on the road system wouldn't help anyways. They're having to order some up from Seattle, I believe.
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Old 01-11-2012, 04:15 PM
 
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Thanks for posting snow pics!!
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Southampton
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Juneau indeed.. And thank s for the nice comments people.

I was there about 3 years back... Amazing summer while working on the cruise ships there... have vowed to head back some point in the near future for a vacation and spend some more time getting to see the place and documents my travels.

Fond fond memories of Alaska.
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Southampton
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Just found some more....

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/396736_10151183340210657_529995656_22775280_159145 021_n.jpg (broken link)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/388438_10151183340585657_529995656_22775281_151115 8153_n.jpg (broken link)


A dodgy self portrait. LOL
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/398696_10151183338025657_529995656_22775277_100845 8110_n.jpg (broken link)
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:34 AM
 
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This NJ woman is just loving this thread. I check back here every few days to see what's new. What a beautiful place you live in.

When I was a kid I wanted to go to Alaska. Never got there. Most people from here just take those cruises to see the glaciers if they go to Alaska, but I love these pics of the towns with the mountains around them, snow or no snow.

My daughter will be flying over Alaska today on her way home from China (she's been at school there). Wave if you see her. Hehehe.
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Old 01-12-2012, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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such clear pictures Twinkle... thanks again
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Old 01-12-2012, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Alaska 2001-2008
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Great pics everyone! Wishing I was there. March can't come soon enough...
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Old 01-13-2012, 06:52 PM
 
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Warpt, what is this never seen anything like it.
Couldn't help but notice this question...that's a weather radar. I understand there's a weather service office in Valdez correct??
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Some recent AK photo's-nexrad.jpg  
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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It's a Nexrad radar, looks at water vapor in clouds.

Nothing in the air today...

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