spring

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about how aspect, tree cover and humidity affect snowmelt.

The Geese Have Landed

Apr 12, 2021
Bud Marschner

A sign of spring, Canada Geese have touched down at Creamers Field in Fairbanks. KUAC's Dan Bross reports. 

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KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about why climate warming does not preclude spring cold weather anomalies.

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with climate specialist Rick Thoman from the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy about the huge temperature swings Alaska can have on sunny spring days.


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

Fairbanks, AK - More than five inches of snow earlier this week sent a number of vehicles off the road during the morning commute in Fairbanks.  While area residents may not be smiling about the prolonged winter, a few local businesses are thanking the weather gods.