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.

03-05-21 Beyond The Weather

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Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross and Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman look back on February's weather.

National Weather Service

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the role Alaska played in the cold that hit Texas and other southern mid west states this week.

National Weather Service Fairbanks

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the atmospheric phenomenon Fata Morgana.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the causes and possible effects of below normal snow.

Ed Plumb / National Weather Service

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the 50 year anniversary of Alaska's all time record low temperature.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about how snow levels decline even without temperatures warming above freezing.

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about this winter's snow drought in the Fairbanks area.


National Weather Service

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about wind chill.

National Weather Service Fairbanks / NOAA

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about wind and temperature inversions.

National Weather Service Fairbanks

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about Tanana Valley jet winds. 

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