“So much snow still remains that the Park Service had to move the 75th-anniversary celebration of the highway, held last Friday, off the pass to lower elevations.”
“The National Weather Service recorded a low of 50 degrees at 7:54 a.m. at the Asheville Regional Airport after a high of 80 on Monday. The low was 12 degrees below normal and beat the old record low of 51 set in 1984.”
“The Weather Bureau’s Brendan McMahon says Liawenee’s temperature at six o’clock this morning was -9.6 degrees, the coldest July temperature since a weather station started operating there in 2001.
Inland Fisheries officer, Phil Potter, who is at Miena, near Liawenee, this morning says the coldest day he has experienced in the region was 25 years ago when it reached -14 degrees.”
“Several major roads are closed, along with Queenstown airport, at the start of the school holidays. Transit New Zealand advises motorists in much of the South Island to postpone travel.
“The National Weather Service reported a low of 30 degrees in Gulkana in the Copper Basin to the north and east. The average low there for July 1 is 46 degrees. The previous record low was 35 degrees set back in 1970 when the climatologist mentioned the prospects of a new Ice Age.
Oh how things have changed in 30 years.
Or have they?
Maybe this latest sort of climate change is what triggers the formation of glaciers.
The Wrangell Mountains had fresh snow Sunday. Friends just back from a couple weeks hiking in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve reported they were snowed on.”
Anchorage, according to National Weather Service records, didn’t have a day that hit 70 in June, and the weather service record station is in a warm spot.”