Saturday, January 28, 2012

Serious Cold

Okay, now it's getting seriously cold.

Here's at NOAA-19 infrared, this capture from the UAF Swath Viewer. This B & W rendition has slightly higher contrast than the NWS Alaska Region HQ version:


Low temperatures through 10am AST Saturday

Goldstream Creek: -54F
Fairbanks Airport: -49F
Eielson AFB: -47F
UAF West Ridge: -46F
Cleary Summit: -30F

Elsewhere in Interior Alaska:
Fort Yukon: -63F (cooperative observer)
Husila: -63F
Tanana: -61F (not a record for the date: record low is -68F in 1933)
Bettles: -59F (new record low for Jan 28th)
Chicken: -59F
Bolio Lake: -57F (south of Delta Junction)
Kaltag -56F
Nenana: -53F

Here's the low level temperature plot for last three soundings from Fairbanks. Cold, though the airmass is starting to warm aloft:

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