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Dense Fog Advisory
Statement as of 4:56 AM AKST on March 01, 2015

... Dense fog advisory in effect until noon akst today south of

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until noon akst today.

* Location... south of Talkeetna.

* Visibility... less than one quarter mile at times.

* Timing... fog will slowly diminish during the mid to late
morning hours.

* Impacts... very low visibilities can cause very difficult
driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:07 am AKST on March 1, 2015

... February 2015 climate summary for Anchorage...

Anchorage International Airport measured 1.1 inches of snow for
the month... making the month the fifth least snowy February since
records began in 1952.

Only two days in the month of February saw measurable snowfall...
0.9 inches of snow fell on the 12th and 0.2 inches fell on the

Total precipitation for the month was 0.72 inches, which is
precisely the normal for February.

The current seasonal snowfall total is now 20.5 inches. The normal
snowfall through the end of February is 60.3 inches.

The 2014-2015 snow season is currently number two for least
amount of snow... behind the 1985-1986 snow season which saw 19.6
inches of snowfall through the end of February. The current record
for least snow for an entire snow season is 30.4 inches set in

Temperature-wise... February 2015 is the 15th warmest February on
record with an average temperature of 25.0 degrees.

The warmest high temperature for the month was on the 22nd... at
47 degrees.

The coldest low temperature for the month was on the 5th... at 0

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