Record heat wave hits Alaska

Associated Press: Baked Alaska is taking on a new meaning this week. Temperatures in Anchorage, the country's northernmost city, reached the 80s and are expected to remain high through the weekend. Meteorologists say the jet stream, a big river of air high above Earth that dictates much of the weather for the Northern Hemisphere, is causing the unseasonably high temperatures. The jet stream has been unusually erratic the past few years. They blame it for everything from snowstorms in May to the path of Superstorm......

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