A vigorous low pressure system will press into the southcentral region overnight. A chance of snow is out there, but for Anchorage, expect little to no snow accumulations, and up to 1 inch in the valleys. Spring snow never last long when temperatures are in the 40s, so it is likely to melt on impact.
The Anchorage Police Department is estimating it will cost thousands of dollars to release public information and records that correspond to an arrest its communications team wrote about in a Facebook post in February.
Legislation before the Alaska Senate Finance Committee would renew and extend a stripped back state COVID-19 disaster declaration until the end of the year, but the bill has not been endorsed by the Senate majority caucus.
The 6th-grade earth science classes at Nikiski Middle-High School just kicked off a month of learning about weather and climate. They can already identify different types of clouds, but in this week’s Weather Lab, Meteorologist Melissa Frey showed them what it takes to forecast how the clouds will change, and where they’re headed.
The classroom looks a little different this year at Chinook Elementary, but the new social distancing requirements aren’t keeping these sixth-graders from learning, or taking field trips, even if done virtually. Meteorologist Melissa Frey got to stop by the zoom screens of the 6th-grade classes for a tour of Alaska’s News Source studios, and for a quick lesson on meteorology.