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3 January 2013

The 800 Kilometer Long Shadow

This true colour image from the NASA Terra satellite today shows an 800 km long shadow stretching from NE Ohio into the Atlantic. The shadow was the result of the low early January sun angle, and a deck of cirrus clouds at around  10km above the surface. Plenty of other things to notice as well. What a meteorologist sees in this image: 1. Strong winds over the mountains of New …


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