Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Weather not so hot in 2017


January 4, 2018

2017 was a cooler, wetter year than usual for Southeast Alaska, according to National Weather Service data.

Looking back on the weather for 2017, Juneau meteorologist Rick Fritsch summed things up on Tuesday with his annual climatological report. The year began on a blustery note, with high wind warnings issued five times during the month of January. Though the month had started at or below average temperatures, by its end a warm spell presaged a return of rainfall to the region. This carried into February and the climatological end of winter, with high temperatures recorded around Valentin...

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