Anchorage Winter Makes Billings Look Like a Beach Vacation [AUDIO]
While we enjoyed a rather mild winter here in Billings, Anchorage, Alaska broke a record for snow over the weekend.
A storm dumped more than 4 inches on Alaska’s largest city over the weekend, breaking the record for winter snowfall at 134.5 inches. That’s 1.9 inches more than the previous record set back in 1954-1955, and 125.2 inches more than we saw in Billings all winter.
According to the National Weather Service, only 9.3 inches of snow has fallen in Billings since October1, 2011!
KTVQ Meteorologist Ed McIntosh explains why: