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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
422 AM AKST Fri Dec 9 2016

...ARCTIC COLD GRIPS UPPER YUKON FLATS...

Frigid arctic air remains over the upper Yukon Flats but relief
is in sight.

The temperature at Chalkyitsik dropped below 40 below early
Monday and spread to Fort Yukon by Monday afternoon, and
temperatures have remained below 40 below since then. The coldest
recorded temperature has been 52 below at Chalkyitsik.

Relief is in sight as a slow warming trend will bring temperatures
up through the weekend and by Sunday low temperatures will be
around 30 below with highs around 10 below.


Temperature at 4 am:

Chalkyitsik............49 below.
Fort Yukon.............47 below.

Low temperatures past 24 hours:

Chalkyitsik............50 below.
Fort Yukon.............49 below.

High temperatures past 24 hours:

Chalkyitsik............48 below.
Fort Yukon.............44 below.

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