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Kodiak Island sets December high temperature record after months of frigid weather

This weekend, Kodiak Island broke the record for the warmest December temperature in the state. The Kodiak Tide Gauge station on the east side of the island recorded 67 degrees on Sunday. That balmy high comes after one of the coldest Novembers on record for the island.  “It was a very rare occurrence,” said Tim Markle, a meteorologist with the …

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Ice Makes Kodiak Commutes Treacherous

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Icy conditions in Kodiak can make for a slippery ride home or, worse, a detour off the road. Sergeant Cornelius Sims with the Alaska State Troopers says temperatures rose last week and then dropped, which turned all the melting snow back into ice. “Plus then we had a dusting of snow after that. and then we had more …

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