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yukonjohn3 Nov 23, 4:07 p.m.
Be glad that your National Weather Service did not have this message:
THANKSGIVING DAY IS A SOLIDLY WINTER HOLIDAY IN FAIRBANKS. SINCE
1904...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THANKSGIVING DAY HAS BEEN 7
ABOVE AND THE AVERAGE LOW HAS BEEN 10 BELOW. THE SNOWIEST
THANKSGIVING WAS IN 1996...WHEN 6.1 INCHES OF SNOW FELL...WHILE ON
THANKSGIVING 1970 THERE WAS 36 INCHES OF SNOW ON THE GROUND. OVER
THE PAST 107 YEARS...THE WARMEST THANKSGIVING WAS IN 1943...WHEN
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 46 DEGREES. THE COLDEST THANKSGIVING WAS
IN 1927...WHEN THE HIGH WAS 45 BELOW AND THE LOW WAS 50 BELOW.
THE FORECAST FOR THANKSGIVING DAY 2012 CALLS FOR MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES WITH DAYTIME TEMPERATURES GENERALLY ZERO TO 15 BELOW.
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03