Aftermath video was captured during the afternoon of September 17, 2022, from Nome, Alaska as Post Tropical Cyclone Merbok continues to wreak havoc across the region. The peak conditions are expected this afternoon with the North Sound observation station in Nome reporting the surge of around 9 feet as of 2:45 PM CT. The combination of high seas and high tide is resulting in major coastal flooding in Nome. Strong winds are also resulting in power outages and wind damage across the region.
00:00 Storm surge crashing into town as a road closed sign gets swallowed in water.
00:16 A few clips of large waves breaking over the sea wall with water then flowing into the town and sea spray being blown by the strong winds.
00:41 Clip of severe flooding with several feet of water along the main drag in downtown Nome, Alaska.
00:52 Utility crews working to restore power as Merbok continues to slam the region.
01:07 Utility truck driving through high waters from storm surge with one worker watching in the foreground.
01:18 A front loader driving through the storm surge and flooding along the main drag in Nome, Alaska.
01:30 Storm surge rushing into the downtown main drag in Nome, Alaska with several feet of water present already.
01:40 High seas crashing over the seawall into downtown Nome.
01:53 Several clips of storm surge rushing into the downtown main drag in Nome, Alaska with several feet of water present already.
02:23 Clips of wind damage from the high winds working across the region.
02:43 Clips of high seas and surge crashing over the sea wall into the downtown main drag.
SID: Wayne Bishop
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