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Funnel clouds also exist in Alaska
Did you know that there are tornadoes in Alaska? No kidding, I am serious. Of course, they don’t have a foot print as large as the ones in Tornado Alley. However, there are 44 documented cases of funnel clouds in Alaska!
I have seen once three funnel clouds at the same time over the Tanana Flats looking south from the UAF campus. Unfortunately, I had no camera with me. Another time, I saw a funnel cloud right over Fairbanks from my office window (see photo above). Again, I had my camera at home. I ran into my colleagues office as I knew she always has her iPhone handy.
I was so excited and yelled “There is a funnel cloud out there. Get your iPhone to make a photo.” In that very moment, I feared the funnel may have already vanished and she would think I am crazy and/or that I fell asleep on my desk and just woke up after having a nightmare. But the cloud was still there and she took photos.
This month we had again a funnel cloud event. However, I did learn about it from my student. He had seen the article and photo in the Fairbanks Newsminer.Did you know that there are funnel clouds in Alaska? #Alaska #funnelcloud Click To Tweet
Have you ever seen a funnel cloud? Do you live in an area where funnel clouds or tornadoes occur? Let me know, I am curious.
Announcement of monthly Ageless Style Linkup
This linkup-party takes place once a month on the first Tuesday. This means May’s Ageless Style linkup will go live tomorrow, May 3nd. We will pick a theme/prompt each month. We are going with a Mother’s Day theme tomorrow.
We hope you can stop by and linkup your ageless Mother’s Day style. Please help us spreading the word about the monthly Ageless Style party by sharing on twitter
There is now an Ageless Style linkup party every first Tuesday of the month. #agelesstyle Click To Tweet
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Casual Friday spring look
As you see there is still quite some snow on the ground. Nevertheless, it gets warmer and spring is progressing every day. This Look of the Day keeps me warm and the lighter colors all read spring, even when the landscape doesn’t look like it yet. Layering is key here.
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