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Wispy Clouds Before the Storm

Transverse cirrus clouds may look benign, but they are often associated with intense weather.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, and the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published June 18, 2019
Data acquired June 5, 2019

Source:
Suomi NPP > VIIRS