Thursday, December 23, 2010

GOES Satellites Capture Holiday Weather Travel Conditions

Thursday, December 23, 2010
Data from the GOES-13 and GOES-11 satellites were used to create a full image of the continental U.S. on Dec. 23 at 1145 UTC (6:45 a.m. EST) as travelers make their way across the country to their holiday destinations. The area clouds from the U.S. southwest stretching north are associated with a low pressure area over Colorado. The clouds over eastern New England are associated with a low already out to sea, and clouds moving into the Pacific Northwest are associated with an eastward moving cold front. 

Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project

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