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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
351 PM AKDT Fri May 11 2018

Green-up on the Chena Ridge as viewed from the National Weather
Service office on the University of Alaksa Fairbanks campus
occurred today...May 11 2018

Last year green-up occurred here on May 08, and the mean date is
May 09.

Green-up in Alaska is the rapid sprouting of birch and aspen
leaves in the spring. Green up typically occurs on the lower
slopes of the south facing hillsides and spreads rapidly down to
the valley floor and gradually upslope.


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