Following the 2011 Bering Sea Storm

Western Alaska residents: Share your experiences of the storm's ascent. Post your photos, video and email us (website@adn.com) your reports or links to your Twitter and YouTube pages. We'll add them to this page with full credit and links back to your pages.


- Read our most current story on the Bering Sea storm


NASA's Earth Observatory posted this image of the Bering Sea Storm from space on Nov. 8, 2011


NOVEMBER 10, 2001

The Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has posted an updated on the storm to their their Facebook page. The greatest storm surge overnight has ended, though another push of westerly winds today will send a batch of water into NW Alaska. Flooding will not be as significant as it was. Watch the video.


NOVEMBER 10, 2011

A thermal image map from the National Weather Service shows the storm's location as of 11 a.m. Thursday.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Part 5 of a collection of Bering Sea storm videos from 'Halfsmoked99835' out of Nome at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Check out parts 1-4.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Status update from the NOAA Facebook page at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

This was taken from our workers that are currently working on the Little Diomede School. This video was taken by Levi Mckay and Dave Ward at noon today on Little Diomede.

Another video from Little Diomede


NOVEMBER 9, 2011


The storm crashed along the coast in Shaktoolik Wednesday, November 9, 2011 and raised the water all around the community. - Photo courtesy Elmer Bekoalok
- More photos


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

The latest report from the National Weather Service


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

NOAA satellite imagery shows the storm crossing the Seward Peninsula at top center Wednesday morning. Photo courtesy NOAA


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Twit vid from Koyuk Wednesday morning posted by @kwschnei "Beach at Koyuk is flooded, sea ice entering in spurts."


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Tweet pic from @HaoleCat Wednesday morning.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Storm batters Northwest Alaska communities

Nome kids plays in sea foam near the Nome harbor late Tuesday evening, November 8, 2011 as the big Bering Sea storm started kicking up. - Photo by Peggy Fagerstrom (- More photos)

One of the most powerful storms to hit Western Alaska in nearly 40 years battered coastal communities today with snow and hurricane-force winds, ripping up roofs in Nome and forcing some residents to seek higher ground.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Scott A. Johnson in Nome shot video of the surging seas Wednesday morning.


NOVEMBER 9, 2011

Tweet from @Polar_Gal


NOVEMBER 8, 2011

Video from Shishmaref

Residents in Shishmaref on the northwest coast of the Seward Peninsula board up a window Tuesday night in preparation for the storm.



The Bering Sea kicks up near Nome, AK as a huge storm moves into western Alaska on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. - Photo courtesy Catherine Lepine - More reader photos | Post your photos


NOVEMBER 8, 2011

Western Alaska prepares for massive storm

People rush to board up their windows Tuesday November 8, 2011 on East Front Street in Nome. - Photo by Peggy Fagerstrom - More photos

Villages and towns across Alaska's western and northwest coasts braced Tuesday for a winter megastorm that the National Weather Service says could be among the worst on record. - Read more


NOVEMBER 8, 2011

Captured by the NOAA-19 satellite's AVHRR sensor, the storming bearing down on Alaska is seen in this infrared imagery on November 8, 2011 at 1400z. - Photo courtesy NOAA - More photos

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