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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...
'Hurricane hunter' helps track winter storms

...One way, according to meteorologists, is sending a 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...

...Wednesday and Thursday. Wonder Lake recorded 2.91 inches overnight."That's a lot of rain in that part of the world," National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thoman told the Fairbanks News-Miner. "That's really extreme."

...also created high winds across the West.Kyle Fredin, a meteorologist for the weather service in Boulder, said the weather pattern...area," said David Barjenbruch, another weather service meteorologist in Boulder. "If we see the total accumulations that we...
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...
Glacier releases water, combines with heavy rain to cause flooding

...stage, 13 feet, Monday morning National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Halloway said, and by 1 p.m. the river was at 13...release.The changing climate could additionally complicate meteorologist's abilities to predict glacial releases and their effects...
September brings wet weather

...everywhere, one may wonder if the rain will stop any time soon. The short and sweet answer: maybe. According to Tom Pepe, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, the wet season is upon us. "It is more typical to see this type of rainfall this time...
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...
Warm weather creates mess of city streets

...according to data from Alyson Hoegg, a meteorologist for said Kenai's average high for January...recorded was 43 degrees, Hoegg said.National Weather Service meteorologist Doug Peterson said a jet stream set up in Northern Canada...
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...


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