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2022 fire season winding down

Cool and wet weather patterns in August brought the unusual 2022 fire season to an end in much of the state. Acreage burned and the number of total fires increased only moderately over the last weeks. However, dry conditions persist in parts of the Interior and late season lightning caused several new fires in August, …

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: July 21, 2022

July 21, 2022: Over the past week, the sea ice has now decreased by a higher rate of 7.18% from the level on 07/14/2022 of 8.542 M km2 to 7.929 M km2 for this week.