Eagle (co-op) hit 90F on Saturday, a new record for the date, breaking the previous record of 88F set in 2004. Elsewhere, Fairbanks Airport hit 86F, while North Pole Aurora reported 85F. Up on Keystone Ridge, the high was 82F.
There were more than 2000 lightning strikes in the Interior scattered from the Yukon border west to Norton Sound. A few spots received a good downpour: Nenana received half an inch of rain in 30 minutes, but overall rain amounts were low.
|Courtesy of the FAA