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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...
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...
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...
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...
Downtown and Douglas get gusty

These are exciting times to be a meteorologist, but the feeling may not translate for the average home...southern part of Southeast," National Weather Service Meteorologist Tim Steffen said. "It causes a really tight pressure gradient...
Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens 96 mph were recorded on Shemya, said Shaun Baines, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage.The storm...a lack of measuring stations in the remote region means meteorologists didn't have much more data. Sandy caused at least 182...
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...
Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; two dead

...produced four tornadoes in all, said Van DeWald, lead meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska...Nebraska Emergency Management Agency said in a news release. Meteorologists also tracked a reported tornado near the town of Burwell...
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...short-lived, while low-intensity storms can last days, even weeks. This phenomenon is known as "tantric rain."Meteorologists classify rainfall intensity according to precipitation rate, using the following scale: Light; Moderate; Heavy; Violent...


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