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Monday, April 29, 2013                                                                                                                                                                              

Endless Winter in Alaska

                                                                                                                  



Alaska was touted as the global warming canary when it was warming but over the last few years the cold has returned with a vengeance and the faithful have become very quiet on the subject.

Think spring is well overdue? You’re right. Below average temperatures are lingering over much of Alaska, and upcoming forecasts do not hold the promise of warmer weather anytime soon.

The cold weather is due to the Polar Jet Stream, a fast flowing air current cascading off the North Pole and Arctic Ocean, that is pushing cold, dry air over large parts of Alaska, causing below normal temperatures for much of the state, the National Weather Service writes on its Facebook page.
“In some cases, daytime highs are running close to 10-20ºF below normal.” NWS writes.
And that’s not all … The NWS’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting continued chilly temperatures well below normal temperatures for the next 8 to 14 days. The prolonged cold is due to high pressure over the Bering Sea that is preventing the weather pattern from shifting, NWS writes.
Elsewhere in the Northern Hemispherethe news is no better with spring temperatures way below normal.
A remarkably frigid spring is putting the freeze on global warming from Russia to the U.K. and from Alaska to Florida.The Russian International News Agency reports the exceptionally cold spring, even by Russian standards, is delaying the annual bird migration. The U.K. Guardian reports record cold temperatures killed thousands of newborn lambs throughout the British Isles. The Alaska Dispatch saluted residents with “Welcome to Spring!” while reporting temperatures remaining below zero and threatening longtime records. The Tampa Bay Times reported an extended spell of frigid temperatures forced animal experts to rescue a South Florida manatee at a time when Floridians are usually basking on beach sands. The Real Science climate blog noted there were 30 times more cold temperature records set in the United States this week than warm temperature records. NASA satellite instruments reported February 2013 temperatures that were approximately average compared to the past dozen years, a time period during which global temperatures have plateaued. Temperatures have plateaued even though annual global carbon dioxide emissions have risen by approximately one-third since the year 2000
We may not hear too much warmist bleating about early springs for a while.


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Yes.....endless winter in Alaska.....


What happens when August / Sept, Alaska breaks another record high in temperature and record minimum in sea ice cover?       Got a theory to explain that?
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RE: Endless Winter in Alaska

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Just accept it.......you are unscholarly rat if you cannot answer#2and still push your Ice Age thrash.
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sansukong Post time: 2013-5-1 07:08
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Got mainstream science too lazy to learn

Want to go for esoteric lies.

No moral immoral rat.
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Post time 2013-5-11 03:07:54 |Display all floors

RE: Endless Winter in Alaska

Alaska Endures Record Cold While Still Buried Under Snow

         By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist                                                                    

May 10, 2013; 7:02 AM

The central and eastern United States are not the only areas experiencing a colder-than-average spring. Alaska is also hanging on to winter's chill and snow.
The five-week period from April 3 to May 7 was the coldest in 109 years of record keeping at Fairbanks, Alaska, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Temperatures during this period averaged only 19.9 degrees and broke the old record for the same stretch of days set in 1924.
According to Expert Senior Meteorologist Joe Lundberg, "Fairbanks has not had a day above 50 degrees since Oct. 4, 2012."



                                                                                                                                       


While winter is finally breaking over much of Alaska this week, it has be a slow start to spring in much of the Last Frontier. (Photos.com image)


The chilly streak was the fourth longest on record.
The normal high for May 8 is 58 degrees at Fairbanks.
To go along with the cold, the city still had 10 inches of snow on the ground as of the midday hours on May 8, this was despite having a near-average amount of snow for the winter season at 68.5 inches. The average amount for Fairbanks is 64.5 inches.
Snow has been consistently covering the ground since Oct. 15 in Fairbanks.
As of May 8, there is about 18 hours of daylight.
In Nome, Alaska, temperatures have averaged close to 10 degrees below normal for the first week of May and 5 degrees below normal since April 1.
Farther south in Alaska, Anchorage only recently lost its snow cover.
"May 3 was the last day with 0.50 of an inch or greater of snow on the ground, and there has been snow consistently on the ground since Nov. 13," Lundberg said.
The record for the greatest number of days with 0.50 of an inch or more of snow on the ground for Anchorage is 193 days set during the winter of 1971-72, when snow was on the ground from Oct. 23 to May 3.
Anchorage has received about 92 inches of snow so far this winter season, compared to a normal of about 75 inches.
During the prior winter, Anchorage set a seasonal snowfall record with 134.5 inches. The old record was 132.6 inches during the winter of 1954-55, according to the NWS.
Interestingly, all 133 inches of snow from the winter of 2011-12 had melted by April 25.
"This just goes to show how consistently cold this spring has been over a large part of Alaska," Lundberg added.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the 50s to near 60 degrees over a large part of central and southern Alaska for multiple days over the next week, bringing closure to the winter for many folks over the Last Frontier.







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sansukong Post time: 2013-5-11 03:07
Alaska Endures Record Cold While Still Buried Under Snow

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yes, endless winter.


and then hottest summer..................

science is not cherry picking, Science needs proper explanation for all observations.

mainstream science has proper explanation for the endless winter.

rats got proper explanation for hottest summer?


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