Storm of the Century

Storm of the Century
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
Landsat 5 captured this natural-color image of Quebec just after the Great Blizzard of March 1993, a nor’easter also called the “white hurricane.” The storm brought heavy precipitation, severe winds, and freezing temperatures to an area stretching from Northern Florida to Eastern Canada.

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  • Data Date:

    March 15, 1993
  • Visualization Date:

    May 21, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM
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