A Great Trip Needs An Extraordinary Destination ...Hallo Bay? ABSOLUTELY

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Weather: Tuesday 01.10.12

January Weather Report
Hallo Bay * Homer

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Lat/Lon: 59.7° N 151.5° W
Weather Conditions:   Snow and rain mix today, then snow tonight. Areas of blowing snow. Temperatures 20F to 30F (-6.7c to -1.1c)   
Visibility:   9.0 miles  
Ceiling:   3,700'  
Wind:   Today 3 to NE 15 to 25 mph, with gusts to 35 mph. Tonight S 10 to 25 mph  

Barometric Pressure:   29.30 Steady  
Outside Humidity:   100%  

Tigger Forecast:   trying to see over the snow!  
Actual Sunrise:   9:58 AM AKST  
Actual Sunset:   4:29 PM  
Civil Twilight Sunrise:   9:04 AM  
Civil Twilight Sunset:   5:20 PM  
Moon Rise:   7:14 PM  
Moon Set:   10:06 AM  
Moon:   Waning Gibbous, 97% of Moon illuminated  
Length of Visible Daylight:   8h 18m  

Length of Day:   6h 30m  
Tomorrow will be 3m 13s longer      
THIS DATE IN ALASKA HISTORY:   January 10, 1882 -
The name of the first post office on Gastineau Channel (and today's state capital) was changed from Harrisburgh to Juneau /more: Joe Juneau and Richard Harris   
AURORA FORECAST:  Quiet (1)   

METEOR SHOWERS:   Lyrids: April 21~22 (mark your calendars for next event!)

58º 34’10.10 N, 153º 53’57.58 W

Weather Conditions:   BLIZZARD WARNING! Snow, blowing snow. Temperatures ranging from -20F to 20F (-28.9c to -6.7c). Winds SE to E 10 to 35 mph, gusts to 45 mph. Then shifting to W 20 to 35 in afternoon. Tonight W 10 to 20 mph, except NW 20 to 35 mph along western capes. Wind chill -35F (-37.2)  
Actual Sunrise:   10:12 AM AKST  
Actual Sunset:   4:44 PM  
Civil Twilight Sunrise:   9:19 AM  
Civil Twilight Sunset:   5:38 PM  
Moon Rise:   7:30 PM  
Moon Set:   10:20 AM  
Have a Safe Day!

WEATHER UPDATE via Alaska Dispatch:
The Seward Highway south of Anchorage is closed until further notice, due to white-out conditions, reports of 100 mph wind gusts, avalanche and deadly driving conditions, according to the Alaska Department of Transportation. Read more here about highway closures and take a broader look here at some of the weather stats that have already made this Alaska winter one for the record books. Be safe out there!

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