Red River flooding: NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using EO-1 ALI data provided courtesy of the NASA EO-1 Team. Caption by Holli Riebeek.Courtesy NASA
This was the Earth Observatory Image of the Day today. It was captured by the Advanced Land Imager on the EO-1 satellite on March 28, 2009. The main channel of the river is slightly darker than the flooded land in these areas, an indication of how extensive the flooding is.