Swirling Clouds

The circular pattern to the clouds, which stretches from Ohio to Florida and from Arkansas to the Atlantic Coast, was caused by the flow of air around a sprawling high-pressure ridge centered in western Virginia, North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. This

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The circular pattern to the clouds, which stretches from Ohio to Florida and from Arkansas to the Atlantic Coast, was caused by the flow of air around a sprawling high-pressure ridge centered in western Virginia, North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. This image was captured on Sept. 23, 2010 by NASA's Aqua satellite.

Credit: NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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