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First snow in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana

Although it is still technically summer, some western states have already experienced their first snow. This true-color MODIS image from September 9 of Idaho (left), Montana (upper right), and Wyoming (lower right), show a dusting of white over the forests of the Northern Rocky Mountains.


Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

Published September 10, 2001
Data acquired September 9, 2001

Source:
Terra > MODIS
Topic:
Cryosphere > Snow/Ice > Snow Cover