The views of Earth returned by NASA's new SMAP mission will help scientists plot moisture around the planet, potentially giving a boost to the accuracy of weather forecasting.
Expected Max UV Observation:
This is today's expected maximum UV reading, taking today's weather into consideration.
- Minimal sun protection required for normal activity
- Wear sunglasses on bright days. If outside for more than one hour, cover up and use sunscreen
- Reflection off snow can nearly double UV strength. Wear sunglasses and apply sunscreen