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Juneau's blue-sky break expected to end Friday

...Juneau will experience a "significant snow event Friday night and into Saturday morning," National Weather Service meteorologist Wes Adkins said.The service isn't sure yet how much snow Juneau can expect, "but it potentially could be a good bit...
Plumbers: Frost causing dislodged pipes

...Douglas, not in any one location.Although the National Weather Service doesn't record ground freeze and thaw, Juneau meteorologist Bob Tschantz said the recent winter included through some fairly dramatic spells of above- and below-average temperatures...
Freezing rain expected to ice Fairbanks roads

...A National Weather Service special statement says rain was expected to hit the Interior city by about 7 p.m. Friday.Meteorologist Cary Freeman tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that the precipitation is not expected to be as damaging as a storm...
Winter storm warning in effect through Friday

...Juneau Forecast Office issued a winter storm warning for most of Southeast Alaska on Wednesday, said Tom Ainsworth, the meteorologist in charge of the office.The warning itself means that forecasters expect a certain rate of snowfall: six inches of snow...
High winds cause outages in southcentral Alaska

...electricity.High winds overnight were caused by a front moving into the area, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Tom Pepe said wind gusts were reported ranging between 78 mph and 106 mph, but blowing much harder through narrow passes...
Warm spell kicks Southeast flowers into bloom

...the South, and in the mid-west pulled coats from deep in the closet? Some are calling it a polar vortex. But Juneau meteorologist Edward Liske prefers to call it the jet stream. "It's just a big surge of cold arctic air that's been directed south...
The science behind the Taku winds

...But why not? What are the conditions in which the Taku winds arise? First and most important, said Tom Ainsworth, Meteorologist in Charge of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Forecast Office: It needs to...
January temperatures 'outrageously warm' throughout Southeast

...highs in January similar to what we might see in the summer, the whole atmosphere is out of it," said Rick Fritsch, a meteorologist and forecaster at the National Weather Service office in Juneau.Juneau broke and tied the daily records for high temperatures...
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Tuesday night storm, winds bring down at least two trees

...up to 55 mph, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist.The Juneau forecast office received one report of a downed tree, at 10th Street and Glacier Highway, meteorologist Geri Swanson said. Another tree came down on Behrends...
Anchorage wind storm varies in strength

...Tuesday's storm has been strongest along higher elevations and Turnagain Arm, with winds up to 60 mph, gusting at 84 mph.Meteorologist Bill Ludwig says winds in westerly parts of town were far calmer, with some areas there seeing winds in the low 20s, although...


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