A Superstorm for Superbowl Sunday

Just in time for the Superbowl: a super-sized storm swirling in the northeastern Pacific Ocean that’s pushing up waves possibly as high as apartment houses.

You can see it just south of Alaska in the animation of false-color weather satellite images above.

And here’s a true-color view, captured by NASA’s Terra satellite yesterday:

Thanks to strong winds with gusts up to 80 miles per hour, the waves in this part of the Pacific Ocean have been scarily high (if not unusually so).

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