While East Coast Freezes – Alaska’s Toasty Warmth
January 27, 2014
Date Taken: January 25th 2014
Location: Skilak Lake, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
The weather pattern favoring relentless cold in the Eastern states and prolonged warmth in the West will continue through the end of January.
On multiple dates this month, temperatures have been warmer in Alaska than they have been in Texas, Louisiana and much of the Atlantic coast, including Florida.
Nome, Alaska, which lies at 64.5 degrees north latitude has experienced at least seven days so far this month where temperatures have climbed above freezing. The normal high for Nome is 13 F.