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This has been a month of extreme weather around the world

...been "kind of unusually intense."The word "stuck" provides one possible explanation.Francis, Meehl and some other meteorologists say the jet stream is in a rut, not moving nasty weather along. The high-speed, constantly shifting river of air 30...
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information officer at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center in Fairbanks. A meteorologist described the conditions as "an insanely dry air mass sitting on top of us," Mowry said.Temperatures this week edged...
Weather Service keeping an eye on Suicide Basin levels

...surprise flooding two years in a row has the full attention of meteorologists who monitor its water levels."We know that last year it...kinda a new phenomenon here," said Tom Ainsworth, the Meteorologist in Charge of the National Weather Service in Juneau. Ainsworth...
Sunshine helps temperature tie record

...clear, warm weather, you have to go back to this time last year."This is definitely not out of the ordinary," said meteorologist Pete Boyd of the weather service. "It's not unusual, but when we hit these for this extended time where we're not...
Unique plane helps hunt winter storms

...One way, according to meteorologists, is sending a used in real-time by meteorologists to improve and extend forecasts...Jack Parrish, a flight meteorologist and NOAA manager for the...special code understood by meteorologists. The instruments cost about...
Tornadoes kill at least 5 in South

...and winds estimated at 125 mph touched down in Nashville, meteorologist Travis Washington said.The county's tornado sirens were...South Dakota, Iowa, Oklahoma and Texas, according to meteorologist Greg Carbin of the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma...
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Ice storm stretches from Anchorage to Barrow

FAIRBANKS - Meteorologists described Monday's widespread rainfall as an "epoch winter...resulting in widespread rain from Anchorage to Barrow, said meteorologist Brad Sipperley. "It started raining at 5:30 a.m. and it's...
4-8 inches of snow expected overnight, this morning

...warning for Thursday evening and Friday morning.Local meteorologists expect between 4 and 8 inches of snowfall from 6 p.m...reported 8 inches downtown, according to Warning Coordination Meteorologist Joel Curtis."It seems like for this particular November...
This winter, a normal snowfall is abnormal

...that dumped flakes on the central panhandle, explained meteorologist Wes Adkins of the National Weather Service in Juneau.At...near the surface levered the storm upward, creating what meteorologists call an "overrunning" pattern. As the moisture within...
USS Anchorage to retrieve Orion capsule at sea

...lines to guide the capsule back to the larger ship."It is a very complex, highly-integrated team of Navy divers, meteorologists, flight crews, the well-deck personnel and the bridge watch standers on Anchorage," Lt. Keith Tate, operations officer...


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