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Spring Weather

Warmer temperatures have arrived (though I expect colder weather is not gone for good) with temperatures getting up to 50+ yesterday and nearly that today. Today was partly to mostly cloudy, with some wind and rain this afternoon. When I … Continue reading

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Continuing Cold

The weather remained quiet chilly. The low temperature early this morning did appear to break the record low for the day at 6F (previously 8F). Although there have been strong winds elsewhere, it’s been relatively calm right in town – … Continue reading

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Weather Quiz

Part 1: During which month of the year is Sitka least likely to have a clear day? During which month of the year is Sitka most likely to have a clear day? What about Clear/Mostly Sunny days? Part 2: During … Continue reading

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Clear Skies

A couple of days ago when I saw the forecast for the clear and cold weather that is now upon us, I reflected on the fact that we hadn’t yet had a cold snap this winter. It seems like in … Continue reading

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Winter Weather

There are two primary winter weather patterns that we see in Sitka. When high pressure builds over Canada, it will sometimes spill out over the coast mountains and push into the Gulf of Alaska. Winds are typically out of the … Continue reading

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Wind Storm Casualties

Last week Sitka experienced a windstorm with gusts up to 75 mph. The kids and I had a fun time walking over to UAS – especially in some of the gusts that felt like they would blow us away. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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