Alaska River Break-up: Historic comparison and 2015 Spring Outlook - What can we expect?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Crane Johnson & Rick Thoman, National Weather Service

Each year the National Weather Service provides a breakup outlook for Alaska Rivers. This winter stands out as unusual with both temperature and precipitation anomalies observed throughout the state. We will present a brief overview of current conditions and provide our spring statewide flooding potential outlook.  This will be followed by a comparison of historic breakup years and a spring/summer climate outlook.