Photo of the Day: Powerful Nor’easter ‘Nemo’ As Seen From Space

The U.S. East Coast is about to get romped by a massive winter storm comprised of two low pressure systems that are merging to create one large superstorm. The NOAA’s GOES-13 satellite captured this fascinating image at 9:01 a.m. EST, showing clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys, into the Gulf of Mexico.

The comma-shaped low pressure system located over the Atlantic, east of Virginia, is forecast to merge with the front and create a powerful nor’easter. The National Weather Service expects the merged storm to move northeast and drop between two to three feet of snow in parts of New England.

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Credit: NASA

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