Much of the U.S. West entered 2015 under a blanket of snow. The storm even dusted the Southwest, including Arizona’s Grand Canyon. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this image on January 1, 2015.
References and Further Reading
- Reuters (2014, December 31) Two dead, many drivers trapped as western U.S. storms chill New Year’s Eve. Accessed January 2, 2015.
- NBC News (2015, January 2) Grand Canyon Enters New Year Covered in Snow. Accessed January 2, 2015.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Kathryn Hansen.
- Terra - MODIS