Midnight In The Desert — Alaska

Alaska's Singing Lake [video]

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Alaska's Singing Lake [video]

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Aurora Alert! Watch Now for Northern Lights

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Aurora Alert! Watch Now for Northern Lights

Sky watchers with clear skies across Canada, the northern United States, and other northern latitude countries should be on the lookout tonight for possible flare-ups of the aurora borealis. The celebrated northern lights already put on a great show late Tuesday night for folks from Alberta to Ontario and in European countries such as Estonia, Denmark, and Germany. Earth’s bubble-like magnetic field was hit so strongly by charged solar particles that auroras were even seen farther south than normal, in places like Maine, Minnesota, and Wyoming. Now, forecasters are predicting at least a 55 percent chance of a repeat performance,...

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Alaska Is on Track for an Absurdly Hot Year

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Alaska Is on Track for an Absurdly Hot Year

We’ve reached the point where weird weather is really the new normal. But even in a world full of strange occurrences like El Niño ice blizzards, unstoppable wildfires, and mega-droughts, the warm weather in Alaska right now is quite alarming. NOAA just put out its latest State of the Climate report and, yes, you guessed it: It’s hot on earth. How hot it is? Really hot! It’s the second hottest year on record so far. But that’s no longer really a surprise. It’s getting pretty hard to keep track of all the heat records we’ve been breaking recently, isn’t… The...

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