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Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 01/30/2012

PM Update: Warmth knocking on the door

After a series of underwhelming cold fronts the past few days, there’s nothing but warmth ahead for the next few. Even today, the coldest of recent, only managed to bring us temperatures in the mid-and-upper 40s. That’s still a bit above average. Tomorrow and Wednesday promise to bring more 60s to the area. It has been a lovely extended fall, no?

Through Tonight: There shouldn’t be many clouds overhead, but we can’t rule out a few. So, let’s call it partly cloudy! A light breeze won’t be much of a bother as temperatures dip near 30 in the coldest spots to the mid-30s downtown.

Tomorrow (Tuesday): It’s another of those “where is winter?” type of days. Partly cloudy skies and a light wind from the southwest put together a very mild one. Afternoon temperatures should at least near or top 60, with some spots potentially shooting for the mid-60s.

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Alaskan cold: If you’ve been following the weather this winter, you know that just about the only spot in the country where it’s been consistently wintry is Alaska. Following record snowfall earlier in the month, the state has been thrown into the deep freeze with readings as low as -50 to -60 fairly common. Anchorage is averaging 2.7 degrees for January, much below its normal of 15 degrees, and currently ranked the third coldest January ever.

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