This Is What the US Looks Like Monster storm covers a third of US By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Feb 1, 2011 3:00 PM CST 2 comments Comments This image released by NASA shows how the snowstorm looks from space. The United States is under there somewhere. (NASA) (Newser) – What meteorologists are calling the biggest snowstorm in decades is causing chaos from Mexico to Maine. NASA—which says this "massive winter storm affecting a large portion of Great Plains and Midwest" is set to get worse—has released a satellite image in which the US is barely visible under the storm, Gizmodo reports. Much more travel disruption is expected as the monster storm system moves northeast to New England.