Michigan’s Sleeping Bear gets hot wake up call

The northwest part of Michigan’s lower peninsula has already warmed two degrees Celsius since pre-industrial times, double that in most of the rest of the country, according to an analysis of federal temperature data dating back to 1895.

When the mitten needed a mitten


From NASA’s Earth Observatory: “You can almost feel that cold in this natural-color image, acquired on January 27, 2019, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. Cloud streets and lake-effect snow stretch across the scene, as frigid Arctic winds blew over the Great Lakes. More here.