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Posted by lwpetersen | April 8, 2011 | Fairbanks

We woke up to an inch of fresh snow on top of the old crusty snow and ice. Trying to look at the bright side of things, I decided it was so fluffy that it really only amounted to a half-inch.

Snow on Birch

The forecast is for 1-3 inches today, then a little bit of a cool-down for the remainder of the week. It could be worse though, we could live just a little bit south or north of Fairbanks where 100+ mile-per-hour winds are blowing roofs off of homes:

From the News Miner:
Storm packing hurricane-force winds slams Alaska; travel advisories issued for Richardson, Parks: “Updated at 6:20 a.m.

FAIRBANKS — High winds and heavy snow brought travel trouble across most of the state Thursday, although the severe weather generally skipped Fairbanks.
However, the snow…”

Right darn crazy Alaska weather.

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