Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 Test Advances Exploration Efforts
STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. - Today, NASA and Aerojet...
ULIS’ Thermal Activity Sensor Selected by Irlynx for Smart Buildings Projects
Veurey-Voroize, near Grenoble, France, January 17, 2018 – ULIS,...
4DGlobal to Provide Applanix Products and Solutions for Land and Air Survey Customers in Australia and New Zealand
BUNDOORA, AUSTRALIA & RICHMOND HILL, CANADA - Applanix, a Trimble...
NASA Calculated Heavy Rainfall Leading to California Mudslides
NASA recorded the amount of rainfall between Jan. 8-10,...
GEO Jobe Names David Hansen as Chief Operating Officer (COO)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - GEO Jobe, Esri Business Partner and...

A swath of snow sweeps from West Virginia to Maine in this NASA Terra satellite image.

The recent U.S. nor’easter left wet, heavy snow on trees that were still loaded with leaves. News reports described snapped branches and power lines, and utility companies were scrambling to restore lights and heat.

 

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image onOct. 30, 2011. A swath of snow sweeps from West Virginia to Maine. Clouds hover east and west of the snow, blocking the satellite sensor’s view of western Pennsylvania and parts of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

The nor’easter broke snowfall-total records in cities throughout the U.S. Northeast and was intense, causing wind gusts along the Massachusetts coastline of 69 miles (111 kilometers) per hour.

 

More than 3 million homes and businesses lost electricity because of the storm, including a record loss of electricity in Connecticut that was worse than the outages caused by Hurricane Irene.

 

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

Comments are closed.