Friday, November 30, 2012

Fairbanks: "coldest back-to-back Novembers on record"

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Think it’s cold now Winter’s first cold snap hits Fairbanks
Thursday marked the sixth day in a row the temperature at the airport didn’t climb above 10 below. Wednesday was the first day with a high temperature of 20 below or colder — it was 21 below — at the airport.

It was even colder in the eastern Interior, where a low of 52 below was recorded in Chicken on the Taylor Highway. A low of 44 below was reported in Eagle and Dry Creek. It was 43 below at Circle Hot Springs.

The weekend forecast calls for lows in Fairbanks down to 45 below and highs in the 20 to 30 below range through at least Monday.
Thoman said this November and last will be the coldest back-to-back Novembers on record.

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