Realizing time was running short, Steele says he thought of the two things many Alaskans would: cold weather gear and his dog, Phil.
Juneau’s definition of “frigid” isn’t the same as Fairbanks’ or Kotzebue’s. But one thing unites many Alaskans on a crisp winter day: the burning desire to go outdoors.
Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
The National Weather Service in Juneau reported gusts of more than 100 mph in downtown Thursday morning.
Temperatures in Juneau have been well below the 24-degree average low for January. That makes it tough for the more than 200 homeless people in Juneau.
With temperatures sinking below zero degrees in Anchorage last week, demand for engine block heaters skyrocketed.
Below-average temperatures across the northern panhandle this weekend could complicate things for Juneau residents.
Bethel resident Renee Gregory grew up in a dry cabin with her family in Denali. “When I was a kid, that was my least favorite chore: cleaning the honey bucket.”
Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands has intensified, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet in the air.
The National Weather Service says as much as 9 inches of snow is expected through Monday night, and temperatures may dip into the single digits later this week.