Nov 12, 2014

Monster Storm Becomes Strongest on Record for Alaska

Bering Sea
United States
by
Brian Lada
,
AccuWeather
Image: AccuWeather
Image: AccuWeather

A powerful storm has moved into the Bering Sea and has become the most intense storm to ever impact the region.

The former Super Typhoon Nuri has tracked northward into the Bering Sea, located in between Alaska and Russia, and has lost all tropical characteristics.

The system has undergone rapid intensification, producing howling winds as the central pressure plummets to near record levels.

On Friday night, the Ocean Prediction Center analyzed the central area of low pressure to be 924 millibars (27.29 inches of Hg)...

As a result, arctic air is expected to invade a large part of the United States during the new week