extreme cold

Josh Verhagen

Nenana’s water-treatment plant froze up Monday, leaving about 150 homes without water for some 12 hours until city workers and volunteers got the system back up and running.


National Weather Service

Fairbanks and the rest of the eastern Interior is in for some bone-chilling weather over the next couple of days – especially after winds kick up this evening.

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.

Beyond The Weather

Jan 25, 2019
Dan Bros

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about an historic January cold snap. 

Beyond The Weather

Dec 14, 2018
Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about Fairbanks extreme December cold snap of 1961.

The Door / The Door

This week’s cold temperatures are an inconvenience for most, but can be life threatening for the homeless. About six to eight people freeze to death every year in Fairbanks. As KUAC’s Robyne reports local shelters offer year round services, protection even more important when temperatures plummet.

National Weather Service

Residents of the Interior will likely see more snow and a cold snap or two this winter.


The cold snap that’s been gripping the Interior for more than a week now finally pushed the mercury to 50 below in the Delta Junction area, so Delta-Greely School District officials canceled classes this morning.