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Natural Event

Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes
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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes

A blast of cold air from Canada is fueling lake effect snow in several states.

Published Dec 10, 2019

Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Patchwork of Corn in the Snow
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Patchwork of Corn in the Snow

In the wake of a potent winter storm in late November in the U.S. Midwest, an unusual pattern turned up in satellite imagery.

Published Dec 6, 2019

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A Cirrus Arc
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A Cirrus Arc

Circulation around a jet streak—a fast-moving pocket of air within the jet stream—formed this distinctive arc of clouds.

Published Dec 4, 2019

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Typhoon Kammuri Approaches the Philippines
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Typhoon Kammuri Approaches the Philippines

A powerful typhoon brought violent winds and torrential rainfall, causing thousands to evacuate.

Published Dec 2, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Severe Winter Storm Hits the West Coast
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Severe Winter Storm Hits the West Coast

A winter storm brought flash flooding, heavy snow, and hurricane-force winds to the Pacific Northwest.

Published Nov 27, 2019

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