Rare Electric Blue Clouds observed by NASA balloon
Forming fifty miles above the Earth's poles in summer, these electric blue clouds were recently photographed over the course of five days at their home in the mesosphere by a NASA long-duration balloon mission.
Imagery from the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show the damage to Florida's coastal areas caused by Hurricane Michael as it passed over the panhandle.
Workers start to remove a over 100 year willow oak tree that fell Thursday outside the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The tree, which was 150-ft tall, won't be fully removed until next week.
Raleigh police officers A.S. Freese and B.S. Smith set flares to funnel traffic off N. McDowell Street at West Lane St. as rain from the remnants of Hurricane Michael close Capital Boulevard in and out of downtown Raleigh, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Michael turned the Broad River and many of its tributaries into raging torrents Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The park closed and plans to open on a delayed schedule Oct. 12.