This Envisat image captures one of serial snowstorms that hit the United States during January 2011. Midwest and Northeast regions are covered by a white layer of snow and ice. Also visible are three of the five Great Lakes. Cloud streets are visible over Lakes Huron (left) and Ontario (right), while Erie (bottom) is partially ice-covered. This image was acquired by Envisat’s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) on 31 January 2011 at a resolution of 300 m.