Lower Kobuk and Noatak Valleys Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Statement as of 1:52 PM AKST on November 25, 2014

...Fairbanks finally receives some new snow...

The first measurable snowfall for November arrived today in the Fairbanks area. Between two and four inches of snow have been reported so far today. The last day with measurable snowfall at the Fairbanks Airport was back on October 31st. As of yesterday November 24th...the 6.0 inches of snow that has fallen so far this winter season was the lowest total snowfall observed through November 24th since 1954. Fairbanks normally receives 23.3 inches of snow through November 24th. Although the new snow is a welcome relief from the current snow drought...snowfall is still over a foot below normal in Fairbanks.

Snow showers are still moving across the Tanana Valley and up to another inch of snow likely before the snow tapers off this evening.

Here are some snow totals reported through 1 PM today:

North Pole Badger elementary..........4.0 inches Two Rivers............................3.0 inches Fort Wainwright.......................3.0 inches Gilmore trail.........................2.6 inches Birch Hill............................2.5 inches Fairbanks forecast office.............2.3 inches Fairbanks Airport.....................1.9 inches

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