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Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...46 minutes and 28 seconds trying to put the kids to sleep - until sunrise, when they woke up for good.2. According to meteorologists, we've been experiencing the hottest summer in a century. And that was before the whole state went up in flames.3...
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...
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...
Feds: Plane in deadly crash had safety technology

...and snowcapped peaks. Johnson said other pilots were reporting marginal visual flight conditions in the crash area.A meteorologist working on the case will be looking at the weather at the time of the crash. But Johnson said it's far too early to say...
Report: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technology

...way back from the Misty Fjords National Monument, a wilderness area of glacial valleys, lakes and snowcapped peaks.A meteorologist working on the case will be looking at the weather at the time of the crash. But Johnson said it's far too early to say...
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...
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...
Smoke on the water

...the smoke that's settled over Southeast Alaska from neighboring wildfires.How near are the neighboring wildfires?A meteorologist with the National Weather Service, Jonathan Garner, confirmed the smoke moved in from the north or northwest. According...
Anchorage officially breaks low-snow record

...winter, compared with the normal 74.5 inches.That's the lowest snowfall on record for Anchorage. Weather Service meteorologist Michael Kutz says the previous low for a winter season was 30.4 inches set in 1957-58.In winter 2011-12, Anchorage...


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