If you live on the East Coast or in the mid-Atlantic region, the view out your window right now is probably a blur of blustery snow. Winter storm Jonas has been pummeling everywhere from Virginia to New England with snow mounting several feet high in places. The blizzard is plenty photogenic on the ground—but from up in space, it's something else entirely.
Scott Kelly, who's spending a year on the International Space Station, has tweeted several photos of the storm blanketing the coast:
NASA released a model of the storm created by their Center for Climate Simulation supercomputer:
And a series of satellite photos of the storm in action:
NASA's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), which relies on light reflecting from the moon above and the infrastructure below, captured this image, at 2:35 a.m. EST on Friday, showing the storm sweeping across the country:
And at 2:15 a.m. EST on Saturday, it took this image of the storm right above major cities along the East coast: