United States: Thousands of homes in Alaska without power amid below-freezing temperatures

Thousands of homes in southcentral Alaska are without power amid below-freezing weather after a windstorm with gusts up to 90 mph blew through the area over the weekend, taking down power lines, damaging buildings and flipping semitrucks and small aircraft. Approximately 8,500 people in the Matanuska Susitna Valley, some 40 miles outside of Anchorage that […]