Rainfall deficit grows with little rain in sight
A typical August in Southcentral Alaska is known for being quite soggy, especially compared to the rest of the year. On average, Anchorage typically sees 3.25 inches of rain, which is about what we see in May, June, and July combined. Not this year though
Advisories issued for unhealthy air quality and poor visibility
As wildfires grow across Southcentral, smoke continues to spread across the region. Anchorage saw it's worst air quality since June 28th when the smoke forced the air quality index into the very unhealthy level in the early afternoon. The air quality has
Seasonal lag: Why warmer temperatures occur well after summer solstice
It's summer in the Last Frontier and days are slowly getting shorter. While that may be the case, have you ever noticed that the warmer days actually don't occur until several weeks after the Summer Solstice? The answer lies in our oceans, which make up 7
From clear to stormy on the Iditarod Trail, Storm Warnings in effect
As musher Nicolas Petit pushed through the Rohn checkpoint Monday evening, temperatures nearby were in the 30s and he had a strong wind at his back with gusts to 30 mph. Mild and clear is the best way to describe the weather for the first 36 hours.