A new species of orchid has been discovered in Japan, and its petals look like they're spun from glass

Sometimes newfound flower species are lurking where scientists least expect to see them — in parks, gardens and even in planters on balconies.

That's where researchers in Japan recently identified a new species of orchid, its pink-and-white blooms so delicate and fragile they look like they were spun from glass.

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Increasing Clouds Overnight, Chance of Flurries Late Far S/E

March 24, 2023 @ 7:37 pm

FRIDAY NIGHT: Clear this evening, then increasing clouds overnight as a storm system will track by just to our southeast. Expect lows in the 2…

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Considerable cloudiness. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
Clear this evening, then increasing clouds overnight. Flurries late far southeast? Low near 30F. Winds E to N at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the upper 20s.