Hello, October: Autumn gale batters Southeast Alaska with high winds, heavy rains

A massive low pressure system swept across the Gulf of Alaska Friday evening (10-1-21) bringing exceptionally strong weather to the panhandle. The highest gust of the storm was 75 mph, recorded at around 7 p.m. at Sitka's Rocky Gutierrez Airport, but sustained winds of 40-50 mph, and gusts to over 60, lasted until early Saturday morning. Read More