Frequency of Big Snows: Northeast U.S. and Colorado

Guest post by Richard Keen, PhD I’m sure by now every snow freak in the Northeast U.S. has pored over the “Billboard Top 40″ (actually, 41) list of major snow storms since 1955. If you haven’t, go to “The Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale (NESIS)”, posted at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/snow-and-ice/nesis.php I’d like to thank our friends at the…

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The Northeast snowstorm of 2010 by satellite view

From NASA Earth Observatory: Last week’s Winter Storm in the Northeastern United States download large image (9 MB, JPEG)acquired December 28, 2010 download GeoTIFF file (74 MB, TIFF)acquired December 28, 2010 download Google Earth file (KMZ)acquired December 28, 2010 A severe winter storm dropped up to 32 inches (80 centimeters) of snow on parts of…