Objective Comments and Analysis - All Science, No Politics
Contributions by Richard James and Rick Thoman
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The persistent strong inversion, rather than any extremely cold airmass. The inversion has not been broken by any significant storms, with only 2.5 inches of snow thus far this month at the Airport. The plot shows the lows at the Fairbanks Airport and Keystone Ridge. Notice that here on the ridge it is yet to hit 20 below.