Alaska Setting Heat and Dryness Records during July of 2019


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 05 July 2019

 

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FREAK WEATHER

It Was A Balmy 90 Degrees Yesterday In Anchorage — For The First Time On Record,
NPR, July 5, 2019.

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90 Degrees
"...the all-time heat record for the northerly city."

"Anchorage's previous record high (at least since 1952) was 85 degrees Fahrenheit, set on June 14, 1969."

Hottest & Driest June Ever
(After Shortest Winter Cold)
"...hottest June ever, according to the National Weather Service. Average temperature for the month was 60.5 degrees, 5.3 degrees above normal. It was the 16th consecutive month with above-average temperatures."

"...the driest June on record."

Baking Alaska
"Several Alaskan cities set or matched all-time heat records on Thursday: 89 degrees in Kenai and King Salmon, 88 in Palmer."

Fire & Smoke
"...battling wildfires across the state, and on Monday authorities issued an air quality advisory for south-central Alaska."

 

More Information

Better than NPR

Anchorage, Alaska, Smashes All-Time Record on Fourth of July With Its First-Ever 90-Degree High,
Weather.com, July 5, 2019.

 

 

The Implications of these Changes are Devastating

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Permafrost Meltdown

Abrupt Permafrost Thaw Underway Right Now

PERMAFROST DISASTER GROWING ALMOST EVEYWHERE

Highest, Coldest, Permafrost is Changing Rapidly

 

 

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