Beyond The Weather

Fridays at 11:04am during the second hour of Science Friday

Providing perspective on the daily weather conditions with a longer range look at temperature, precipitation and wind, and the factors which drive them. Beyond The Weather taps the knowledge of longtime Alaska climatologist Rich Thoman and is cooperative production of KUAC and the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy.

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the divergent 2020 wildfire season across the far north.  


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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the lack of fall snow in the Interior.


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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the emergence of La Nina conditions and what they could mean for Alaska this winter.

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about this year's very low Arctic sea ice extent.  

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the rapid drop in fall temperatures.


Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about Fairbanks' wet summer, and how it is representative of a long term trend.

 

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about Fairbanks' deceptively warmer than normal August.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the wanning power of the sun this time of year.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about summer nights getting warmer.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about summer 2020's cooler temperatures and abundant thunderstorms.

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