Behemoth Snowstorm Watched by Satellites As It Hits US Northeast

Live Science | 3/7/2018 | Google+
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A powerful nor'easter is expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some regions of the U.S. Northeast today (March 7), and satellites are tracking the snowstorm from space.

This close-up view from a full Earth image by GOES-16 weather satellite shows the powerful nor'easter bringing snow to the northeastern U.S. on March 7, 2018 at 10:26 a.m. EST (1526 GMT).

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"It's a snowy sunrise this morning as #GOESEast captures the water vapor covering the Northeastern United States," NOAA officials wrote in a Twitter update showing the video. "This geocolor imagery combines multiple spectral bands on the satellite to capture the view as the human eye would see it from space."

The National Weather Service has issued several winter-storm warnings and...
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