Alaska is a Wee-Bit Cold

While winter is flexin’ its muscles with the blizzard in the northeast, bitterly cold temperatures are occurring over much of inland Alaska. Portions of the southern coast of Alaska is “relatively warm”. This is occurring because of split flow across much of Alaska. Southern portions of the state is under southerly flow. Meanwhile, northern Alaska […]

Big Warm-Up Expected in Western U.S.

The well advertised Bering Sea storm has been making headlines all week for its current and expected impacts across North America. One of the biggest impacts from this storm will be its influence with the jet stream as the area of low pressure will help a large upper-level trough settle over much of the U.S. […]

Arctic Blast on the Way?

Arctic air looks to be moving into the region next week. We could be seeing temperatures up to 25 degrees below normal for this time of year. If you don’t like winter, you may want to head south…to Brazil. Brad Panovich posted a blog that details the possible Arctic blast. One of the many reasons […]

Winter Off to Fast Start in Alaska

Winter has really made its entrance in Fairbanks, Alaska over the past several days. A system moved through central Alaska this weekend and brought 2.8″ of snow to Fairbanks on Saturday. This was the first snowfall over 1″ in Fairbanks this season. Snow is falling in Fairbanks! This photo was taken outside the NWS office […]