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Alaska's capital on track to break summer rainfall record


August 6, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The area encompassing Alaska’s capital city is on track to break summer rainfall records, a state weather expert said.

National Weather Service Meteorologist Cody Moore said that Juneau had already reached its summer rain average of 13 inches (33 centimeters) by July 26, The Juneau Empire reported Tuesday.

The last summer to break records was 2014, when Juneau had 14 inches (35.5 centimeters) of rainfall, Moore said.

Juneau is likely to break that high mark if the current weather pattern continues, Moore predicted. Over the weekend the precipitation in some areas o...

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