West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center


Borough and federal emergency officials are reviewing the technical glitch which caused a false tsunami warning to go off about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.  Tsunami warning… Continue reading


A bald eagle this morning sits on top of the tsunami warning tower on the Homer Spit near Mariner Park about 15 minutes after a false siren and tsunami warning was issued.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Maintenance error triggers false tsunami alarm

An error made during maintenance of the National Weather Service, Anchorage, alert system caused a false tsunami alarm this morning. At about 10:20 a.m., tsunami… Continue reading