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...quickly spread out of control under low humidity, gusty winds and dry conditions.The storm is the result of a low-pressure system moving east colliding with a cold air mass from the north. Spring-like weather was expected to return to the...
Snow and wind on the way

...Strong winds are expected through Friday morning. The low pressure system expected to bring the snow is moving in from the...In the same discussion, forecasters write that a low pressure system will move from the North Pacific Ocean skirting the...

...about 1 in 67 in the U.S.They did thousands of computer simulations and discovered that when high pressure and low pressure systems line up in a specific pattern, it foreshadows heat to come in about 15 to 20 days. Scientists call this 4-mile-high...
Storm flirts with area

A low-pressure system that hit Kodiak Island on Tuesday promised to leave Anchorage with...Stricklan said. "That cold air is going to filter in behind the low pressure system and that's why we (in Anchorage) are going to see some snow...
Wrecking winds not let the mild and sunny Wednesday afternoon fool them - the departing system was making room for another low-pressure system to come in from the Bering Sea. That means higher chances for precipitation, he said. "They are just pumping...
Weather as usual

...has experienced several windstorms which left an estimated 9,000 residents without power in November. Those low-pressure systems continued to pound the area until recently. "You just get into a weather pattern like that," Stricklan said...
Gloomy weather? 'It's Alaska. We just go for it.'

...added. According to Shaun Baines, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage, a stationary low-pressure system above 20,000 feet in the atmosphere is to blame for the recent overcast weather. He said the upper-levels...
Warm, wet weather likely to continue

...air on the frigid side. Then last week things began to warm up and the windy air took on a different feel. ?A low pressure system tracked into the Bering Sea,? Dang said. ?Ahead of that, we started seeing a good deal of wind that really started...
Let it rain: Wet weather keeps Shanta Creek fire from growing

...beetle kill, but also enhance wildlife habitat quality. With rainy weather forecasted for the next few days and a low-pressure system coming through the central Kenai Peninsula, chances of a major fire being sparked are slim. "I don't think...
Gone with the wind

...Islands and Bering Sea, where most of the strong low pressure systems lie, Foisy said. The Gulf of Alaska comes in a...Turnagain Arm, which acts as a wind tunnel. "The low-pressure systems have weakened significantly by the time they reach...


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