Snow in the Southeast

Snow in the Southeast
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

A strip of snow lines the Mississippi River in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image, acquired on December 26, 2004 by NASA’s Terra satellite. The storm dumped heavy snow in a well-defined diagonal swath across the Central United States in the days before Christmas.

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  • Data Date:

    December 26, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    December 27, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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