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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-18/fairbanks-increasing-use-of-brine-fo
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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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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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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

...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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-09-29-2
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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
Opinion
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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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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