Dec 16, 2015

Aleutians communities begin damage repair in wake of dramatic North Pacific storm

Adak, AK
Pribilof Islands
USA,
United States
by
Chris Klint
,
Alaska Dispatch News
The City of Adak released these images on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 of damage from a storm that brought 122 mph wind gusts to the Aleutian Islands community over the previous weekend. Photo: City of Adak
The City of Adak released these images on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 of damage from a storm that brought 122 mph wind gusts to the Aleutian Islands community over the previous weekend. Photo: City of Adak

A storm that blasted Alaska's Aleutian Islands over the weekend has passed, leaving locals a chance to assess the damage before more winter weather arrives later this week.

The storm, roughly on par with the remnants of Typhoon Nuri that entered the Bering Sea in November 2014, brought hurricane-force winds to a wide swath of the Aleutians as well as high seas to the Pribilof Islands and much of Western Alaska