All-time temperature records fell across Southcentral Alaska on Monday.
Temperatures in the 80s and 90s were reported across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Among the places setting new records:
• Talkeetna, 94 degrees. The previous record was 91 on three previous dates: Sunday; June 14, 1969; and June 26, 1953.
• Cordova, 90. The old record was 89 on July 16, 1995.
• Valdez, 90. The old record was 87 set on June 26, 1953 and June 25, 1953.
• Seward, 88. The old record was 87 on July 4, 1999.
Temperatures are expected to hit the 80s again around the region on Tuesday, though it will be cooler than Monday, the Weather Service said. Temperatures are expected to continue falling as the week progresses, with more seasonally normal temperatures later in the week.
NWS statement on warm weather in Southcentral
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