Fairbanks Area Sees First Freezing Temperatures

Interior Alaska was experiencing smoke from wildfires last week but some Fairbanks area residents over the weekend got a reminder that summer will be ending soon.

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by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS- Interior Alaska was experiencing smoke from wildfires last week but some Fairbanks area residents over the weekend got a reminder that summer will be ending soon.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports temperatures fell into the upper 20s Saturday night in parts of the Fairbanks area and were expected to do the same Sunday night.
National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Kryston says Angel Creek saw 28 degrees and Eielson Air Force Base recorded 27 degrees.
The College Observatory at the University of Alaska Fairbanks recorded 29 degrees.
Kryston says freezing temperatures are not unusual for late August.