Alaska: Anchorage on track to set record for coldest January
January 29, 2012
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28 January 2012
It has been so cold for so long in Anchorage that the chill has settled into the bones of daily life.
At Skinny Raven, $189 ankle-length down Skhoop ski skirts sell briskly. Plumbers who unfreeze pipes and thaw washing machines are too busy to talk.
Meteorologists agree: January is on track to be one of the most frigid months on record in Alaska history, according to the National Weather Service.