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Tue May 28, 2019, 06:18 AM

First Level 3 Drought Ever Recorded For SE Alaska (Which Is The Wettest Part Of The State)

The wettest region in Alaska is experiencing the first extreme drought recorded by the U.S. Drought Monitor. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that scientists say the southernmost portion of Southeast Alaska has been in a drought for the last two years.

Climatologists at the Fairbanks-based Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy say the drought was upgraded last week to an extreme, or D3, drought.

The designation is the second-highest category measured by the U.S. Drought Monitor and the first time those conditions have been recorded in Alaska.

Scientists say the extreme drought area includes Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell, and Metlakatla.

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/ak-extreme-drought-1.5151341

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Response to hatrack (Original post)

Tue May 28, 2019, 10:05 AM

1. It just gets more scary all the time

Do the two rethug senators from Alaska have anything to say about it?

I believe climate change will not become real to most people until they are personally affected. Think of tornado's tearing through
Mar-a-lago.

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Tue May 28, 2019, 10:22 AM

2. So it goes... nt

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