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Understanding NWS’ New Sea Ice Forecasts: Join Us on “Exchange,” Nov. 21

Sea ice in the Chukchi Sea

Note: due to unforeseen technical issues, this episode of “Exchange” has been rescheduled to Nov. 21 (from its original, intended air date of Nov. 7). Thanks for your understanding; please join our conversation on Nov. 21, or submit your comment early using the form below.


The National Weather Service has begun to release new, sea ice forecasts for Alaska. We’re talking sea ice, climate, weather trends, and forecasting on this week’s “Exchange.” Join us.

  • What are your thoughts on NWS’s new Alaska Sea Ice forecasts?
  • Are you familiar with the latest data from the National Weather Service on Alaska’s temperatures?
  • Have you seen sea ice forming near your community? If not, are you wondering when sea ice is coming?

We’re talking sea ice and climate in Western Alaska with in-studio National Weather Service representatives Mary Beth Schreck and Rick Thoman at 11:00am AKST Tuesday, Nov. 21 on 96.1 FM, 780 AM. Join the conversation during the show, or leave a comment now with the form below:

  • (City or village)
  • What would you like to say about this show topic?

Image at top: Small patches of sea ice in the Chuckchi Sea, seen from the US Coast Guard cutter Healy, 2011. Image: public domain.