After the Snowstorm: Color Satellite Views

January 25th, 2016 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D.

The VIIRS color imager on the Suomi/NPP satellite provided nice views yesterday of the heavy blanket of snow produced by the epic snowstorm of January 22-23, 2016.

Here’s the big picture of the eastern U.S. (click image for the super-sized version, suitable for computer desktop wallpaper):


And here’s a zoomed version covering the area from DC through NYC:


The whitest areas have the least vegetation, usually farm fields.


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