08 Jan '18, 10pm

Terra observed #ice on Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Albemarle Sound.

After a powerful nor’easter dumped snow across a thousand miles of the U.S. East Coast, yet another blast of bitterly cold air spilled into the region and drove already low temperatures even lower. Statisticians and meteorologists had plenty to tally as city after city broke daily low temperature records, but perhaps the most dramatic sign of the extreme cold emerged offshore. Many rivers, bays, and estuaries along the coast froze over, including some that only rarely have ice. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on Terra captured this trio of images on January 7, 2018. The first shows ice in Delaware Bay—between New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware—and the northern part of the Chesapeake Bay between Maryland and Delaware. The second shows ice in the Albemarle Sound in North Carolina. The third shows Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, with...

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Icy Waters off the U.S. East Coast

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 Jan '18, 9pm

After a powerful nor’easter dumped snow across a thousand miles of the U.S. East Coast, yet another blast of bitterly cold...

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