Drought in boreal Alaska

Missy Skeeter

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No substantial rain since snowmelt in early May.
Fires to the SW (many tundra fires), west (Clear/Anderson), northwest (Minto Lakes)
so looks like a smoky summer in boreal Alaska.
A record over 1 million acres burned in the month of June.
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Wareagle1011

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Im not from alaska but this post caught my eye. You have got to be kidding me. Im sorry to hear that.
 

Missy Skeeter

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Drought has ended. August is typically a rainy month.
We have 2 summers: hot and dry, then cool and wet.
"Wet" is relative...we get 12 inches total for the entire year, so a half an inch is a lot of rain for a day.
Ironically the mosquitoes are worse during the hot/dry phase of June-July.
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I live in Cordova and we have plenty of water in the copper river delta the biggest delta on the Pacific Ocean in North America. Everything has been high water levels all summer lots of cranes just departed and Dusks’s are on the move heading to Oregon for their wintering grounds. Lots of hatch this year for the puddlers also.
 

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