Meteorologist Investigates So-So Southcentral Summers

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

John Papineau is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage.

From Juneau, through Anchorage and up to Fairbanks the weather forecast for the rest of the week better resembles California than Alaska.

Southcentral residents are embracing the sunny skies and warm weather especially enthusiastically, after suffering through one of the coolest, rainiest summers on record.

John Papineau, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Anchorage has a new report out that takes a look at why summers in Southcentral are so variable, especially in recent years. It’s called, “The Agony and Ecstasy of Southcentral Summers.”

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