Alaska Feels Record High Temps, NASA Takes Rare Overhead Photo of the State Cloudfree

Nature World News: A high pressure system over Alaska enabled NASA to capture a rare satellite image of the state almost completely devoid of cloud cover, but the odd and unusually hot weather has some climate scientists concerned. Most days, the state is awash in clouds, which obscure much of Alaska's 6,640 miles (10,690 km) of coastline and 586,000 square miles (1,518,000 square km) of land. The image above was taken on June 17 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite and......

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