KNOM’s AM transmitter, now in its third decade of service, is nearing the end of its usable life. As multiple outages in recent months have shown, the time has come to replace it.
Maddie makes it her goal to spend as much time as possible outside with the changing seasons.
The low-pressure storm system southwest of Saint Lawrence Island is not unusual for this time of year, but it is hitting Nome the hardest.
Daily life in Alaska is predictably unpredictable, and this summer’s weather in Western Alaska was no exception.
The storm is causing sea levels to rise, and affected areas should expect some beach erosion.
Despite the huge storm’s potential to break Alaska weather records, forecasters in Nome say it’s unlikely to cause severe weather in Norton Sound.
The tail end of summer is going out with a bang—and quite a bit later than usual this year, with a September thunderstorm in Nome.
One of only two National Weather Service stations in Alaska that stills has forecasters read and record the weather for broadcast, this week an automated system takes over at Nome’s weather service.
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It might seem like a routine or prosaic replacement, but for a radio station in the sub-Arctic, it’s utterly crucial: last month, KNOM replaced the boiler…