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.

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. 

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the difference in winter light from south to north.

Dan Bross / KUAC

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

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the lack of solar warmth during the 2 months surrounding the winter solstice. 


NOAA

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the potential of a Polar Vortex pairing with ongoing La Nina this winter. 

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about why hills often get more snow, even when its cold enough at all evelations.


Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the sometimes extreme effects of La Nina on Interior Alaska winters. 

Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about this month's abrupt temperature shift. 


Tanana Chiefs Crew

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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