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April 24, 2016

Pacific Northwest Glaciers: Widespread early Melt Season Arrival

  The 2016 melt season is off to an early start in Greenland, but this is not the only location.  This winter proved to be warm, but relatively wet across much of the Pacific Northwest.  A look at the average freezing level (determined by North American Freezing Level Tracker-Developed by John Abatzoglou and Kelly Redmond) from January 1 to April 20 indicates freezing levels well above average on Mount Baker …