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Forecaster predicts the rest of Wrangell's winter

WRANGELL, ALASKA As the beginning of February approaches, many of you may be wondering how much longer is this cold snap going to last? Or how much more snow will we see this winter? KSTK's Lisa Phu talks to a forecaster at the Juneau office of the National Weather Service to find out what wintry weather surprises lay ahead.
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