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    Happy stargazing! All 5 bright planets visible at once beginning Jan. 20

    by KTVA Weather on Jan 19, 9:16

    Starting tomorrow, avid stargazers are in luck. Beginning on the morning of Jan. 20, visible to all will be the five bright planets in the night sky — Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — in addition to the stars Antares and Spica. These planets are known as the bright planets because their disks reflect […]

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    What’s up with the moon? Alaskans able to see occultation of Venus

    by KTVA Weather on Dec 07, 9:11

    Alaskans looking out the window Monday morning can see Venus pulling a vanishing act. That bright spot next to the moon is Venus. The event is called the lunar occultation of Venus, when the moon passes in front of the planet. Spectators will have to be in the right place at the right time to see it without […]

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    Anchorage could get season’s first snowfall Tuesday evening

    by KTVA Weather on Sep 28, 16:08

    Get ready, Anchorage residents — the snow is coming. Or is it? The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement Monday morning, warning Southcentral Alaska to prepare for the possibility of the season’s first snowfall. The NWS expects wet, cold conditions to hit Southcentral beginning early Tuesday afternoon. “A strong cold front moving into southcentral […]

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    Alaska could see warmer-than-normal fall, winter

    by KTVA Weather on Jul 20, 10:16

    The Climate Prediction Center has issued its latest set of seasonal forecasts, which includes the forecast for the remainder of summer, as well as the upcoming fall and winter seasons. According to the outlook, there is a good chance much of Alaska will finish the summer out and begin fall with warmer-than-average temperatures. The Climate […]

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    Record-breaking warmth strikes again

    by KTVA Weather on Jan 28, 9:02

    ANCHORAGE – Record warmth struck Alaska once again Monday. Some spots around the state saw the warmest temperatures they have ever seen for the month of January. Monday looks as though it will be the peak of Alaska’s midwinter breakup. Temperatures should begin to cool slightly statewide as the rest of the week progresses. Here […]

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    Alaska communities set heat records

    by KTVA Weather on Jan 24, 9:29

    ANCHORAGE – Alaskans have seen some extremely warm weather move into the state over the past few weeks. Thursday, Jan. 23 was one of the warmest days yet, with many daily record highs being set throughout the state. The warmth hasn’t been confined to just one part of the state, though: It’s statewide. Here is […]

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    Communities across Alaska say goodbye to a cold December

    by KTVA Weather on Jan 03, 12:59

    Anchorage – December 2013 was colder and snowier than normal for Anchorage. The average high temperature was 19.4 degrees and the normal average high temperature for the month was 24.8 degrees. More than 23 inches of snow fell. The average for the month was 16.7’’. Precipitation, including rain and melted snow, came to 1.60’’. The […]