Image of the Day… Snow in the East Tennessee Hills…

East Tennessee early snow…

Snow fell in the east Tennessee hills on the first day of November.

Photo credit: Peter Montanti

Peter Montani of east Tennessee wrote:

Togetherness, at least that’s what the power board said was the reason for our electricity and water being off for over 12 hours this past Saturday. The weight of the snow on our wires brought them too close together, then….

It made for a good day to play guitar and some time to walk around and photograph.



By the way, this same early snowfall can be seen on the satellite image below, taken of the southern Appalachian Mountain range, along the border of Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this natural-color image on on November 2, 2014.

Early snow on the Great Smokies via NASA Earth Observatory.  Read more about this image.

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