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Friday, January 25, 2013
Extreme Wind Chill in Atigun Pass
Deep cold air is pouring across the central and eastern Brooks Range this morning, creating extremely low wind chills. The NRCS SNOTEL at the top of Atigun Pass (4800' MSL), the highest point on the Dalton Highway, at 7am AST Friday was reporting a temperature of 36 below with sustained winds of 36 mph, gusting to 45 mph. That's a wind chill of 77 below. Farther west, at Anatuvuk Pass at 9am AST it was 24 below with winds 28 gusting 35 mph, a wind chill of 58 below.
Labels: Cold, Wind Chill, Winter
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I select 3X for all reporting stations, plus like to see Temp, Wind, Gust, and Windchill in the winter.
Mesowest is about the best website for viewing and plotting most of the real-time platforms.Delete
Enjoyed that link, Gary.ReplyDelete
Hello Down Under...I just picked that link as it's quick.Delete
Here's another fun one from one prog model to note wide area changes:
How are things down there? I see forest fires are cooking again. I do ham radio and can work you folks from up here pretty well these days with the Sunspots active. Hope to visit your area someday.