NOAA satellites capture remarkable view of polar vortex from space

MILWAUKEE — It’s a view of Mother Nature’s fury during a polar vortex that you can only see from space — and it’s spectacular.

A NOAA GOES satellite captured the image below — showing lake effect snow in the Great Lakes region.

Also, it’s so cold and dry over the Midwest that land features are showing up in the GOES East satellite as a low level water vapor band. Can you spot the Great Lakes and the Ohio River?

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