Alaska Experiences Coldest Weather in Years

Matanuska Glacier, Alaska” by Paxson Woelber licensed under CC BY 2.0

Source: Washington Post

In the last week, Alaska has experienced its coldest weather in the past 17 years, with temperatures dropping to minus 51 degrees, and on the outskirts falling to minus-61 degrees.

The cold weather comes as a surprise in the wake of Alaska’s rising temperatures in the last three years, due to global warming.

Still, the cold weather was nowhere near the all-time record low temperatures of minus-80 degrees.

Despite the low streak of temperatures around the state, temperatures are predicted to be above normal in the following weeks.

Read full story at: Washington Post

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