2:47 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Windstorm slams Delta, knocks out power; 500 homes still without electricity

This white spruce smashed into a chain-link fence at Delta City Park when it was toppled Sept. 5 by winds that gusted up to 76 mph.
Credit Photo courtesy of Steve DuBois/Delta Wind

About 500 homes in the Delta Junction area were still without power this afternoon, more than 18 hours after high winds gusting to 76 miles per hour pounded the area Tuesday night.
Linemen have been working since late last night throughout the Delta area to repair power lines pulled down by trees knocked over by the windstorm that started as a breeze from the south around noon Tuesday on an otherwise sunny autumn day.

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10:19 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Epic 92 Storm Remembered

September has started out on the cool side in Fairbanks. The National Weather Service reports that the temperature over the first 10 days of the month averaged 47.9 degrees. That’s 2.2 degrees below normal, and the coolest since 2004, but nothing like the unseasonable weather that hit Fairbanks 20 years ago.

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11:14 am
Mon September 10, 2012

September Thunder

The Fairbanks area got some unusual late season weather yesterday. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.