Many areas of the state hovered around 30 degrees last night, as clear skies brought fall-like weather. For Kenai, 31 degrees, Soldotna 35, and lower 40’s around the Inlet and Seward.
The National Weather Service had forecasted the coolest temperatures since May. We asked Meteorologist Dave Strickland if that eventuated…
Strickland: “For the Southcentral Alaska, definitely the coldest temperatures since May. We might’ve seen couple temperatures up in the northern, Deadhorse, Barrow, that kind of area might not have been since May, but definitely Southcentral Alaska.”
Statewide, the Anaktuvuk Pass was rock bottom coldest at 22 degrees.