The classic deformation zone of April 17-18, 2008

What happened

A deformation zone set up south of Nova Scotia on April 17, 2008, and moved northward to sit over Nova Scotia and western Newfoundland by April 18. The water vapour imagery of this phenomenon is shown here, demonstrating the textbook satellite presentation of a deformation zone.

Satellite images

Here is the water vapour satellite animation

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