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Satellite Views Of Nor'easter Provided by NASA
2013-03-08 10:43:28

NASA [ Watch the Video North Eastern Snow Storm Seem From Space ] The merging of two low pressure areas into a large Nor'easter on March 6 brought winter weather advisories and warnings to the Mid-Atlantic. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared and near infrared image of the storm's power, and NASA created an animation of the storm's movement using NOAA's GOES-13 satellite imagery. Infrared data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite...

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2010-12-27 18:00:00

Snows are finally winding down in New England today, Dec. 27, as a powerful low pressure system brought blizzard conditions from northern New Jersey to Maine over Christmas weekend. The GOES-13 satellite captured an image of the low's center off the Massachusetts coast and saw the snowfall left behind. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite called GOES-13 captured the visible image. GOES satellites are operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and NASA's...

2006-02-12 15:05:01

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The biggest snowstorm of the season belted the northeastern United States on Sunday, sinking New York City in its second-deepest snow on record, shutting airports, snarling traffic and bringing joy to ski resorts. As much as 24.8 inches of snow fell in New York's Central Park, only two inches shy of the city's worst blizzard on December 26, 1947, which killed 77 people, according to the National Weather Service and city archives. "Make no mistake...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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