“That’s the definition of unusual.”. A large portion of south central Alaska is under threat from rising rivers and streams fed by melting glaciers and mountain snowfields. DO NOT delay leaving,' an evacuation order said. Sun & Moon Today ; Sunrise & Sunset ; Moonrise & Moonset ; Moon Phases ; Eclipses ; Night Sky ; Weather Today Weather Hourly 14 Day Forecast Yesterday/Past Weather Climate (Averages) … Weather in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. Exceptionally warm waters caused sea ice along northern Alaska to begin melting far earlier than normal this spring, causing concern among coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Bananas and custard, blueberry cobbler and Persian poached pears... shed pounds while... Fury as England team are given special permission by the Government to take on Iceland at Wembley next week,... John Lewis's 2020 Christmas advert revealed: Retailer ditches traditional tearjerker for uplifting animation... £6.4bn Navy aircraft carriers 'won't be able to do their job' because of penny-pinching, MPs say. Lines of equal temperature in degrees Celsius. The agency added that temperatures through Friday could match or break the all-time high temperature record set at Anchorage International Airport of 85 degrees on June 14, 1969. Current temperatures color contoured every 5 degrees F. Global Temperatures. The heat wave comes after the state experienced record-high temperatures and record-low rain in June. Alaska could experience record high temperatures in the coming days as a massive heat dome parks over the region, sending temperatures higher than have ever been recorded in the state. The average temperature in Anchorage during summer is normally in the mid-sixties. Widower, 78, mourns death of his 'soulmate' as £45million lottery winner appears in court charged over crash... 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'These kind of extreme weather events become much more likely in a warming world,' Rick Thoman, with the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy, said. The temperature has soared as high as 90 degrees, records have fallen and air conditioners are working overtime -- but the end of the Alaska heat dome is in sight. Sea surface temperatures last week were as high as nine degrees above the 1981-2010 average, reaching into the lower 60s, according to Thoman. The extreme temperatures come after a record dry June for Alaska and the warmest June on record for the state, he added. Data from these stations are from various networks, including the Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS), Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS), and buoys. Alaska residents are gearing up for record-high temperatures in the days to come as a massive heat wave moves into the region. 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