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Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...less-than-average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for a spring wildfire season that may begin sooner than usual. Meteorologist Sharon Alden of the Fire Service's predictive office said that although the unusual winter is unlikely to affect the level...

...decided to turn it the other way for us, this event has gotten to my heart since its inception," said KTUU Channel 2 meteorologist Jackie Purcell, the emcee for the ladies weekend. The event kicked off Thursday evening at the Soldotna Sports Center...
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...
Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...Interior, but even longtime residents could understandably believe they almost never used to happen. National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thoman calculated winter rain episodes of at least a tenth of an inch for roughly the past century and found only four...
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...
Popular weather service meteorologist Ruben Eaton dies known weather experts, died unexpectedly Sunday following surgery. He was 49. Eaton, a National Weather Service meteorologist, was the host of ''Alaska Weather,'' a locally produced public television program. He also worked on Alaska Public...
Be prepared for the winter months ahead

...followed our first snow of the year brought havoc to the Peninsula in the form of rolling blackouts and slick roads. As one meteorologist put it -- "We're in it. Welcome to winter." If the recent storm caused you to realize you're missing a piece in...
Luck is a Lady at 5th Annual Kenai River Women's Classic?

...salmon fishing. "No Mother Nature doesn't have a sexual bias, she has a fear of Purcell!" joked KTUU Channel 2's meteorologist Jackie Purcell. Purcell has been the ladies only events emcee since its inaugural year which has seen beautiful autumn...

...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...


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