|Courtesy of the FAA|
Friday was the mildest day in Fairbanks since October 10th with a high of 42F at Fairbanks Airport.
Other high temperatures in the area included:
40F at Keystone Ridge
42F at UAF West Ridge
43F at Eielson AFB,
44F at Fort Wainwright, Gilmore Creek and College Hills,
46F at Aurora
48F at North Pole
The warm weather was due to a storm in the Bering Sea that brought warm air across the Alaska Range. The photo above from Ester Dome on Friday afternoon shows some lenticular structure due to the strong southerly winds across the mountains.