Extreme Events

Never in the historical record have such large areas of the country experienced such radically different temperature extremes as they have so far in 2014.

Friday, November 1, 2013

  • October in Alaska this year was more like September, with warmth and rain in place of autumn chill and snow. Wind anomalies related to unusual pressure patterns conspired to bring a steady stream of warm, wet air from southerly latitudes into Alaska.