Satellite Images Show Dueling Snowstorms in the US and UK

The mid-section of the US got a dose of winter weather, as seen in this satellite image from NASA’s Terra spacecraft, taken on Dec. 7, 2010. Credit: NASA

OK, let’s duke it out. Who had it worse this past week as far as wintery weather: the entire United Kingdom, or the middle part of the United States? We’ll the the satellite images tell story.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired the image above on December 7, two days after the weekend snow storm. A swath of white defines the path of the storm from Minnesota to Kentucky in the image. Weather predictions look there is more on the way this weekend.

And for the UK:

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