NASA’s Aqua Satellite Sees Massive Winter Storm

By  //  January 4, 2014

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Extreme wind chills to -55 F are possible this weekend

Another image taken the same day by the GOES-13 satellite shows moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold air from Canada moving across the U.S. (NASA.gov)

This image taken by the GOES-13 satellite shows moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold air from Canada moving across the U.S. (NASA.gov image)

NASA.gov — NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the United States multiple times this week, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture these true-color images of the massive winter storm moving up the eastern seaboard.

WINTERSTORM-350

The next storm is forming, and will bring blizzard conditions to the northern Plains and extreme wind chills to -55 F are possible in the northern Plains this weekend. (NASA.gov image)

Another image taken the same day by the GOES-13 satellite shows moist air from the Gulf of Mexico and cold air from Canada moving across the U.S.

Very cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills are moving in behind the system.

The next storm is forming, and will bring blizzard conditions to the northern Plains through the weekend.

Extreme wind chills to -55 F are possible in the northern Plains this weekend.


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