Seasonal lag: Why warmer temperatures occur well after summer solstice
It's summer in the Last Frontier and days are slowly getting shorter. While that may be the case, have you ever noticed that the warmer days actually don't occur until several weeks after the Summer Solstice? The answer lies in our oceans, which make up 7
From clear to stormy on the Iditarod Trail, Storm Warnings in effect
As musher Nicolas Petit pushed through the Rohn checkpoint Monday evening, temperatures nearby were in the 30s and he had a strong wind at his back with gusts to 30 mph. Mild and clear is the best way to describe the weather for the first 36 hours.