Record snowfall in Barrow Thursday

"My day at the beach in Barrow included snow flurries, ice caps, and Palm trees made of baleen. No need for sunscreen." -- Ash
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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) A record 1.7 inches of snow fell Thursday in Barrow, shattering the old daily snowfall record for June 9. The previous record was .5 inches, set in 1992.

Though it is a little unusual for it to snow in Barrow during June, it’s not unheard of. Barrow has a record of snow falling during every month of the year. The record for a daily snowfall amount during June is 3.2 inches, which fell on June 7, 1981.

Cloudy skies are expected in Barrow Friday with a high temperature of 37F degrees and 47F degrees Saturday. Based on weather camera pictures, much of the snow has already melted.



 
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