Archive | November, 2016

Alaskans head to southeastern U.S. to help battle wildfires

Fairbanks – Nov. 7, 2016 – 4:15 p.m. -Alaska’s state and federal wildfire suppression agencies are deploying personnel to the Lower 48 to help battle wildfires in the drought-stricken southeastern U.S. In the last two weeks, more than a dozen personnel from state and federal agencies in Alaska have been sent to Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, […]

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Where is all the snow?

To say October in Alaska was dry is an understatement. Locations in Southwest, South Central, and the western Interior observed less than half of normal precipitation; but most of the central and eastern Interior, as well as the Panhandle, recorded only a couple hundredths of an inch at most. This means eastern Alaska is starting out […]

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