In February 2015, New England was not alone in dealing with the wrath of Old Man Winter. Thick snow blanketed mountain ranges in southwestern Europe after a winter storm pushed through the region in early February. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the snow-covered peaks of the Cantabrian Mountains, the Pyrenees, the Alps, and Massif Central on February 9, 2015.
- Accuweather (2015, February 7) Rain, Heavy Snow Unloading on Italy, Balkans. Accessed February 11, 2015.
- BBC (2015, February 5) Snow traps over 200 motorists in Spain. Accessed February 11, 2015.
- Capital Weather Gang via Washington Post (2015, February 10) Boston plows toward snowiest season on record with two more storms on the way. Accessed February 11, 2015.
- The Local (2015, February 6) Cold snap is causing chaos across Spain. Accessed February 11, 2015.
NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.