Mixed precipitation started Sunday afternoon and was expected to affect the region into Monday.
Between 8 to 12 inches are forecasted for the Susitna Valley from the Talkeetna cutoff north and west. South of Talkeetna, the snow will turn into rain between Monday night and Tuesday afternoon.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency fired the California company hired to translate the documents once the errors became known.
Conditions had the potential to be particularly treacherous south of Anchorage, from Girdwood through Turnagain Pass to Seward, with heavy snowfall expected to turn into a mix of snow and rain.
Gusts over 80 mph pummeled the city, compacting snow and causing power outages for thousands.
Temperatures are expected to drop in the Anchorage area after Monday.
Wind knocked out power to thousands in Southcentral Alaska, and poor weather led to flight cancellations in Anchorage and Seattle along with hazardous driving conditions in Mat-Su.
Drifts already prompted a delayed start Thursday for most schools in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District and a snow-covered greenhouse at the Wasilla Lowe’s collapsed.
No one was injured at Spenard Builders Supply and IDEA Homeschool when the collapses occurred Friday, according to Central Emergency Services Fire Department.
A third major winter storm in about 10 days blanketed Southcentral Alaska in snow Thursday morning, closing public schools in Anchorage and Mat-Su and making driving treacherous.
As the city continues to dig out from the latest storm, forecasters say this should be the last major snowfall for a while as cold, clear weather is expected to settle over Southcentral Alaska.
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Anchorage has received 27.65 inches of liquid-equivalent precipitation so far in 2022, besting a record set more than 30 years ago.
Plow crews on Wednesday raced to make at least one pass through neighborhoods ahead of another major storm after back-to-back systems dumped at least 3 feet of snow.
Roughly 30 school buses became stuck on the way to school, according to the Anchorage School District, some for just a few minutes but others for longer periods.
Numerous buses were reported stuck as schools in Anchorage reopened Tuesday even as many side roads and sidewalks remain choked with snow. Another storm was expected to hit the city late Wednesday.
Overwhelmed by back-to-back heavy snow events, the Bronson Administration is getting creative with labor unions, contractors and city employees.
More snow — or a mix of snow and rain — is in the forecast this week.
The Mat-Su School District had already announced that its schools would be closed to in-person classes Monday.
Well over a foot of snow was forecast for much of the city, where crews are still clearing last week’s storm, and up to 24 inches was forecast on the eastern Kenai Peninsula.
Just weeks before a major snowstorm, members of the Anchorage Assembly heard from the Bronson administration about critical staffing shortages and undisclosed budget problems with the city’s plowing operations.
Over a foot of snow was forecast for parts of the city, where crews are still clearing the remnants of last week’s storm. Up to 24 inches could fall on the eastern Kenai Peninsula. Winter storm warnings were in place for most of Southcentral Alaska.
In some places, walking paths remain consumed by jagged, crusty drifts so thoroughly it was hard to tell if there’d ever been a sidewalk to begin with. In other areas, mini-plows had tunneled deep, precise paths for walkers and bikers. It all seemed changeable by the block.