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  • Daily Fire Weather Briefing

    The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, AICC, has been having internet connectivity issues. This has made our daily weather briefings inaccessible to some folks. Please use this link to see today’s Fire Weather Podcast. Daily Fire Weather Briefing

  • 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… Read More ›

  • What’s With That Dirty Air?

    Alaska Fire Service and the Division of Forestry have fielded a handful of calls regarding the hazy look to Interior air in the last couple of days. Callers have asked about air quality from Copper River, Tok, Delta and Fairbanks.  Currently,… Read More ›

  • Fire season heating up

    Last year at this time, most of the state was still under snowcover, but 2014’s Fire Season is getting off to a much faster start! A strong high pressure system is expected to build in over Alaska by the end… Read More ›