All-time hot records are in danger in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense high-pressure lock area and strengthens the region.
This varmek dome is expected to produce temperatures near and higher than the highest values ever recorded for several days, especially in the southern part of the state. It's the latest in a series of record-breaking heat events in Alaska.
Anchoring is predicted to match or best its highest temperature ever recorded at 85 degrees (set 1969) in five straight days between July 4 and 8. It could even flirt with 90 degrees.
National Weather Service in Anchorage wrote that most of Southern Alaska will be "even hot with many places in the 80s and even low 90's."