This is the same image as "HRPT - Midwest Flooding #1", but using the Global Area Coverage (GAC) data at a 4-kilometer resolution. This NOAA-11 image shows the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers overflowing their respective banks. The yellow tint along the Missouri is caused by sun glint, which is a reflection of the sun from the Earth to the satellite. The brown areas (i.e., west of Lake Michigan) are major cities. Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin can easily be seen in this image.
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