View Full Version : NOAA's National Weather Service Teams with 2007 Iditarod; Mushers Will Race Through Alaska's New StormReady Communities

NOAA Reporter
03-02-2007, 07:32 PM
Alaska's 2007 Iditarod, often called "The Last Great Race on Earth," will be a showcase for four newly designated StormReady® communities, a distinction given by NOAA's National Weather Service to communities that have completed rigorous warning and evacuation criteria to keep people out of harm's way. With a ceremonial kick-off Saturday, at 10:00 AM in Anchorage, the more than 1,150-mile race gets underway Sunday, at 2:00 PM in Willow, about 60 miles north of Anchorage.

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