Nanuck, the dog, takes a flying leap into Heart Lake near Sitka on Thursday afternoon (9-20-12). Temperatures throughout the region topped 60, with clear skies and light winds. Elsewhere in the state, however, Anchorage and the Mat-Su experienced their second severe windstorm of the fall.
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