(CBS4) — A dust storm along the border of Colorado and Kansas was big enough to be seen from space. The GOES East satellite captured imagery of the storm.
The National Weather Service say the gusty north winds were in excess of 60 mph.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Some May See Even More Money From Potential Economic Relief Package
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Here are two other ways to visualize the dust from #GOESEast:
Dust RGB to the left, where the dust appears dark pink, and DEBRA (Dynamic Enhancement with Background Reduction Algorithm) to the right, where the dust appears yellow.
Winds are currently gusting at over 50 mph. pic.twitter.com/lw68fUhALM
— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) January 15, 2021
The National Weather Service in Boulder also shared satellite imagery of the storm.
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) January 15, 2021
Officials closed several main highways in eastern Colorado because of the high winds and accidents that resulted from them.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Denver Public Schools Considers Extending Fall Semester