Arctic temperatures surge in the dead of winter
By Kara Fox and Brandon Miller, CNN
Updated 4:08 PM ET, Tue February 27, 2018
Winter is still in full swing in the North Pole, but temperatures this week have been downright summerlike in the Arctic.
The extreme event continues to unfold in the high #Arctic today in response to a surge of moisture and “warmth”
2018 is well exceeding previous years (thin lines) for the month of February. 2018 is the red line. Average temperature is in white (http://sites.uci.edu/zlabe/arctic-temperatures/ …)
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CNN’s Ingrid Formanek, Nada Bashir, Eliza Mackintosh and Judson Jones contributed to this report.