Low pressure off the northern California coast

Low pressure off the northern California coast
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    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-View Sensor (SeaWiFS), flying aboard the Orbview-2 satellite, captured this view of a massive low pressure system approaching the northern California coast. High winds, heavy rain, and significant snows (elevations above 6000 feet) are expected today as this strong storm spins onshore.

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  • Data Date:

    April 27, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    April 28, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS

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