27 Sep '11, 7pm

Mid-Latitude Cyclone over the United States [image] #NASA

Mid-Latitude Cyclone over the United States [image] #NASA

At 3:05 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 26, 2011, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed a mid-latitude cyclone over the midwestern United States. The center of the storm appeared immediately west of Lake Michigan. The Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post reported that the storm was at its most mature stage on September 26. Sporting a comma shape spanning hundreds of kilometers, the storm was comprised of a combination of warm, moist air (clouds) and cold, dry air (cloud-free areas). Mid-latitude cyclones drive most of the stormy weather in the continental United States. Development of these cyclones often involves a warm front from the south and a cold front from the north. In the Northern Hemisphere, cyclones move in a counter-clockwise direction. (In the Southern Hemisphere, cyclones move in a clockwise...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?...

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