It has been a year of global extremes, with record breaking heat, severe drought, and unprecedented flooding. The switch to the weather pattern known as El Niño generally signals a turn toward more warming and NOAA reports that warmer than average sea surface temperatures will likely continue and may strengthen by mid winter. What might this mean for Alaska’s fall and winter storm season? We discuss the outlook and preparations on this Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Taylar Sausen – Regional Director of Communications, Red Cross of Alaska
- Bryan Fisher – Director, Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- Rick Thoman – Alaska Climate Specialist, International Arctic Research Center, UAF
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 19 at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.