Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Big Storm, Big Chinook

A vigorous storm plowed across the western Gulf of Alaska Monday night and early Tuesday. The 10AM ADT surface analysis from the Ocean Prediction Center:

Lots of warm air being pumped north, then chinooked off the Alaska Range and into the southern Interior. The surface inversion has broken almost everywhere in Fairbanks-land, with temperatures in the 40s.

Update: Through 4pm ADT Tuesday, some high temperatures include

Two Rivers PWS: 47F
Woodsmoke PWS: 46F (near North Pole)
Gilmore Creek Coop: 46F (near Fox)
Fairbanks Airport: 44F
Eielson AFB: 46F
Keystone Ridge: 42F
Nenana: 41F
Cleary Summit: 41F

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