Snow Cover Lingers in Tennessee

This MODIS false color image from March 4 indicates the lingering coverage of snow on the ground in central and western Tenneesee.  Warmer weather on March 5-6 melted the remainning snow.  The multispectral imagery of MODIS allows for the unique mapping of many surface and atmospheruic paramters of importance to forecasting local temperature variations as influenced by surface features such as snow cover.

MODIS Snow Cover Product

MODIS Snow Cover Product

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