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Valdez Police Department
Wednesday July 8th, 2020 :: 09:06 p.m. AKDT

Advisory

COV PSA: Danger Warning - Heavy calving at Valdez Glacier, Unstable ice in glacier lake. Keep away from floating ice & face of glacier.

Public Safety Announcement: Danger Warning
Heavy Calving at Valdez Glacier - Heavy Calving at Valdez Glacier

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UPDATE) 07.10.2020, 10:00 p.m.
Aaron Baczuk, city emergency manager, shares additional details about the July 2020 Valdez Glacier heavy calving and separation event.
 
(ORIGINAL) 07.08.2020, 6:00 p.m.
Valdez Glacier experienced an extreme calving and separation event over the past 24 hours.

A significant amount of unstable ice now exists in the lake. Rolling icebergs and underwater calving pose serious danger. For your safety, keep away from all floating ice and the face of the glacier. Observe and follow posted danger signs.
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Contact: Allie Ferko, public information officer, (907) 202-0711 or [email protected]

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Valdez Police Department
212 Chenega Ave
Valdez, AK 99686

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-835-4560

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