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A warmer, wetter winter for Wrangell this season


December 5, 2019

Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

Snow and rain mixed together on Saturday, Nov. 9. While most of the snow melted away by Sunday, it could still be seen in patches here and there around town. Pictured here is Wrangell's muskeg partially covered in snow.

For the next three months, Wrangell will be experiencing above normal precipitation levels and temperatures, according to the National Weather Service in Juneau.

The Climate Prediction Center is showing a 33 to 40 percent chance of perception levels being above average both in Wrangell and throughout Southeast Alaska this winter. During the same period, Wrangell will also be seeing a 33 to 40 percent chance of warmer than normal temperatures.

"Although this time period is too far out to give any specifics, the general trend does look like it favors above normal precipitation," said a mete...

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