Juneau has set a record for rainfall in the month of January, with 11.29 inches of precipitation recorded at the city's airport, the Juneau Empire reported. That broke the previous record of 10.16 inches, set just last year.
Temperatures dropped deep into negative territory across much of Interior Alaska Sunday, where they will stay for a few more days. Meanwhile, Southeast Alaska is setting temperature records for warmth.Alaska Dispatch News
On Dec. 26, 2013, the last time Anchorage was officially below zero, the price of Alaska North Slope crude oil was $109.52 per barrel according to the Alaska Department of Revenue. Brian Brettschneider
The coldest weather of the winter so far is expected to descend on Southcentral Alaska Sunday night, with temperatures hitting 25 below in some parts of East Anchorage, the National Weather Service said.Alaska Dispatch News
Winter weather is expected to continue across Southcentral Alaska Friday evening and into Saturday, with additional snowfall accumulations of 2 to 11 inches, according to the National Weather Service.Alaska Dispatch News
According to the forecast, Anchorage, the Matanuska Valley and Susitna Valley can expect between 7 to 14 inches of snow by Friday afternoon. The Kenai Peninsula was forecast to see between 4 to 8 inches of snow by Friday. Additional snowfall was expected in Southcentral on Saturday.Alaska Dispatch News
Forecasters with the National Weather Service predict significant snow accumulations of between 5 and 10 inches later this week, followed by cold temperatures from the Kenai Peninsula to Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Megan Edge,Laurel Andrews
For much of Alaska, it’s feeling like a freakishly warm winter so far, the National Weather Service reports. The Southwest Alaska community of Bethel dipped to 7 below Monday morning, its coldest so far this season. But will the winter break records?Lisa Demer