Lake-effect snow cover downwind of Lake Erie

December 11th, 2011 |
MODIS true color Red/Green/Blue (RGB) image (displayed using Google Earth)

MODIS true color Red/Green/Blue (RGB) image (displayed using Google Earth)

A 250-meter resolution MODIS true color Red/Green/Blue (RGB) image from the SSEC MODIS Today site (above) showed the areal coverage of lake-effect snow cover downwind of Lake Erie on 11 December 2011. Snow depths across this particular region were generally small, in the 1 to 4 inch range.