The temperatures thawed a bit today, and it ended a week or so of highs in the 20s and 30s. Temperatures that low are rough stuff for us in
Barrow is the northernmost permanent settlement in the
Right now, it is brutally cold there. The high there on Friday is forecasted to be minus three degrees. Saturday it will warm up to a balmy zero degrees. The high Sunday is expected to be minus three degrees again.
I do not know how the folks up there do it. However, the cold they deal with on a day-to-day basis puts our cold snap in perspective.