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BY SETH BORENSTEINWASHINGTON - Meteorologists may have found a way to predict some killer heat waves up...This could predict some types of heat waves but not all, meteorologists said. The study's authors said they think the pattern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-27-0
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USS Anchorage to retrieve Orion capsule at sea

...lines to guide the capsule back to the larger ship."It is a very complex, highly-integrated team of Navy divers, meteorologists, flight crews, the well-deck personnel and the bridge watch standers on Anchorage," Lt. Keith Tate, operations officer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-03/uss-anchorage-to-retrieve-orion-caps
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'Hurricane hunter' helps track winter storms

...One way, according to meteorologists, is sending a hurricane...is used in real-time by meteorologists to improve and extend forecasts...Jack Parrish, a flight meteorologist and NOAA manager for the...special code understood by meteorologists. The instruments cost about...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-19/hurricane-hunter-helps-track-winter-
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Almanac predicts a nasty winter

...cycles for its long-range weather forecasts.Modern science doesn't put much stock in the formula.But even modern meteorologists can stumble on long-term forecasts. The national Climate Prediction Center forecast a strong likelihood of above-normal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-david-sharp/2014-08-26/almanac-predicts-a-nasty-w
Weird weather lingers across region

...association.By this time of year, Anchorage normally has 30.9 inches of snowfall, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Ludwig. But the city has seen 10.3 inches this season from just two measurable snowfalls, with much of that melted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-20/weird-weather-lingers-across-region
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Winter weather far from easy to predict

...residents can expect anything from heavy snowfall to bone-chilling cold to rain. Despite its quirky nature, however, meteorologists using sophisticated computer models do their best to give long-term outlooks that take into account past weather data...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110105/letitsnow_1101snow002001.shtml
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Winter sights

...disco mirror ball. I've lived in Alaska 45 years, and I've never seen anything quite like it. I've seen what meteorologists call "diamond dust" many times. The National Snow and Ice Data Center defines Diamond dust as: "A type of precipitation...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012910/out_505149637.shtml
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With Kulluk grounding, we've been warned

...leave the Sound - is common, more so than in the western Gulf of Alaska where the Shell rig ran into trouble. That's why meteorologists nicknamed the northeast Gulf of Alaska "Coffin Corner".It's also why loaded oil tankers are not allowed to pass through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-01-15/with-kulluk-grounding-weve-been-w
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Anchorage eyes snow record

...northern cousin the Arctic Oscillation - are mostly to blame, meteorologists say. Global warming could also be a factor because it is...the latest Anchorage snow date on record, according to meteorologist Dave Stricklan with the National Weather Service. Strickland...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-03-17/anchorage-eyes-snow-record
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Melting winter wonderland: Warm peninsula temperatures not here to stay

...said. According to Sam Albanese, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage, said this...nothing," he said. And that goes the same for armchair meteorologists that may try to predict the winter based on the summer's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010411/new_765288446.shtml
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