SITKA, ALASKA The past weekend’s wild weather in Sitka and the surrounding area was no fluke. In fact, meteorologists were waiting for the right combination of cold air and warm ocean temperatures to meet and produce frozen rain, snow, wind, and thunderstorms. KCAW’s Robert Woolsey spoke with Joel Curtis, the warning and coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Juneau, about the right conditions for “thundersnow.”
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