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{Satellite images courtesy NESDIS.}

valley.jpg (35163 bytes)Valley fog (35k)

2 km visible image shows early morning fog in river valleys across parts of New York and Pennsylvania.

neaster.jpg (45749 bytes)Nor'easter (46k)

A nor'easter pounds the Atlantic coast in this 4 km false-color water vapor image.

lakeice.jpg (42194 bytes)Lake ice (42k)

Ice lingers on the eastern end of Lake Erie near the end of March in this 1 km visible image, resulting in a traditionally cool spring in Buffalo.

stable2.jpg (46364 bytes)Lake-induced stability (44k)

2 km visible image shows how cumulus cloud formation is inhibited by relatively cool lake waters, which stabilize the atmosphere.

bands1.jpg (51718 bytes)Lake effect cloud bands (49k)

Lake effect cloud bands stretch from Lake Erie to the Atlantic coast on this 2 km IR false-color image.

smoke5.jpg (24726 bytes)Canadian Forest Fires (25k)

Smoke from forest fires in Ontario and Quebec disperses downwind on this 2 km visible image.

cbs5.jpg (29475 bytes)Cumulonimbi (29k)

Cumulunimbus clouds bring wind damage and heavy rain to Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany Counties of Western New York.

Thunderstorm (100k)

Cumulunimbus cloud explodes over Southern Ontario, Canada on this gif animation of 1 km visible images.

watercrl1.gif (124637 bytes)Turbidity Plumes  (125k)

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This page last updated: February 26, 2000