The weather has been bad today in western Alaska, with wind, snow, and rain moving up from the south. Kotzebue developed a white-out this afternoon with 40-50 mph winds.
2-22-23, 2:27 m, Kotzebue, Alaska, 20 d Fah (-7 C), wind chill 9 d Fah (-18 C), winds E at 37 (59.55 kmh), what we be like pic.twitter.com/0MNph9gjX7— Tundrabilly ❄☃️🇺🇸 (@tammaq13) February 22, 2023
But far to the east on the other side of the ridge axis, it has been a stunning day (after a chilly start) in eastern Alaska and the Yukon, with lots of glorious sunshine. Here's the webcam view from Dawson:
And in video format:
Here's the 3am 500mb analysis, courtesy of Environment Canada: click to enlarge. Note that ridge axis right over Alaska.
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