The biggest concern remains our very cold temperatures... Temperatures will fall through the teens and single digits overnight tonight. Cold conditions persist into Sunday with areas of snow in the afternoon and evening. Head over to the "Weather" tab for more information on totals and timing.
The Perseid meteor showers are set to peak Friday night and Saturday Morning. Unfortunately, with a full moon, it will be difficult to see all but the brightest meteors.
Normally, the annual meteor shower generates 60 or more meteors per hour. This year, 20-30 per hour is the predicted peak.
If you’re having trouble seeing the meteors outside, there are a number of websites offering a view through your computer screen.
The meteor shower is caused each August when the Earth passes through a cloud of dust from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The ice and dust in the cloud burns up in the atmosphere, causing the spectacular show.
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