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AK wildfire information and smoke forecasts

The Alaska wildfire activity almost ceased with the onset of more rainy weather in July. The UAF smoke page provides information on current fires as well as smoke forecasts.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020: Over the past week, the sea ice has now increased from last week by a higher rate of 6.31% from the level on 11/19/2020 of 9.220 M km2 to 9.841 M km2. The Arctic sea ice catch-up is slowing down a bit and headed towards the historic low extent for this time of year set in 2016 (red line).

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October 2020 Statewide Report and Cities Summary Available

Our monthly statewide report for October 2020 is available here.

Our monthly 9 cities summary can be found here.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020: Over the past week the sea ice has decreased by 3.00% from the level on 5/28/2020 of 11.657 M km2 to 11.307 M km2 for this week. The new blue line for 2020 is still about even with the levels in 2018 (orange line).

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AK wildfire information and smoke forecasts

The UAF smoke page provides information on current fires as well as smoke forecasts.

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