In a Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011 photo, In a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 photo, the Nome Trading Company on Front Street continues to serve customers after boarding up all the windows in preparation for the big ... more 
In a Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011 photo, In a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 photo, the Nome Trading Company on Front Street continues to serve customers after boarding up all the windows in preparation for the big storm in Nome, Alaska. High winds and surging waves pummeled Alaska's western coast Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2011, churning the Bering Sea and forcing residents of Nome and isolated native villages to seek higher ground inland. (AP Photo/Peggy Fagerstrom) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Peggy Fagerstrom
Wed, Nov 9, 2011 1:57 PM EST