Anchorage breaks all-time record high temperature
The official temperature record fell. Anchorage hit 90 degrees Thursday to break the all-time highest temperature ever recorded at the official recording station. The previous record was 85 degrees set on June 14, 1969.
Several recording stations in the Anchorage area hit 90 degrees or higher. The Campbell Creek Science Center hit 91 degrees as of 5:00 p.m. Merrill Field also hit 90 degrees on Thursday.