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Ray Bonnell / Sketches of Alaska FAIRBANKS — Within a few years of commercial radio’s birth in the Lower 48, radio stations began popping up in Alaska. In 1922 the Northern Commercial Company (NC Co.) started KLAY radio station in Fairbanks. Unfortunately for Fairbanks residents, the radio station was short l more ...

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4 days ago

KFAR, 660AM-97.5FM

URGENT – FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
511 AM AKDT Thu May 28 2020

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE CENTRAL INTERIOR…

* TIMING…Friday and Saturday during the afternoons and early evenings.

* WINDS…Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* HUMIDITY…As low as 22 percent.

* TEMPERATURES…68 to 77.

* IMPACTS…Rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires will be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Fire Weather Watch means that weather conditions could lead to the potential for a Red Flag event in the near future. This watch will remain in effect until it is upgraded to a Red Flag Warning
or that it is determined that the Red Flag event will not develop. See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

KFAR, 660AM-97.5FM

Minneapolis officer arrested after death of George FloydFloyd’s death led to outrage, looting and protests in the Twin Cities. See MoreSee Less

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