The Great Blizzard, Viewed from Above

Science Daily:

NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing visible, infrared and microwave looks at the storm system’s clouds, precipitation, temperatures and extent. …

A visible image captured by the GOES-13 satellite this morning, Feb. 1 at 1401 UTC (9:01 a.m. EST) showed the low pressure area stretching from the Colorado Rockies and Texas east to New England and a massive area of clouds over the Midwest. The image showed what appeared to be “tails” over Texas and the Gulf coast. Those “tails” are areas where severe thunderstorms are possible today.

Full size image and article here:

NASA satellites capture data on monster winter storm affecting 30 U.S. statesAnimation here:

http://goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/goescolor/goeseast/hurricane2/movie/latest_sml.mov

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