NASA / NOAA GOES-13 satellite image showing earth on August 24, 2011 at 11:45 UTC (7:45 a.m. EDT)
Hurricane Irene is visible over the Bahamas in this image. Irene is headed northwest at 12 mph towards the East Coast.
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