Spring Snow in the Upper Midwest • Earth.com

Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

It was the last day of March, a time usually associated with flowers and green things, when the upper midwestern United States got hit with an intense spring snow storm. The storm left a swath of snow from Nebraska through Michigan. Its distinct edges make the belt of snow resemble the stroke of a paint-laden brush in this photo-like image captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on April 1, 2008.

Credit: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Holli Riebeek.

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