Cleveland Abbe was America’s first professional meteorologist regarded as the “father of the Weather Bureau” and was born on this date in 1838. Gavin takes a minute to check the weather station near the glacier while John takes a moment to organize a weather-related song list. You can observe the conditions be listening to Crosscurrents, 12/3 at 8:00 am.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.
- A tsunami warning drill takes place once a year, and one village in Southeast has not forgotten the importance of being ready when disaster strikes.
- Nome turns into a bit of a carnival when the Iditarod winner mushes into town. For nearly a week, racers continue arriving before the banquet that officially concludes each year’s Iditarod.