Hurricane Isaac Near Landfall

The MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Storm Isaac on Aug. 28 at 12:30 p.m. EDT it was moving northwest through the Gulf of Mexico. Issac's large reach is seen by its eastern cloud cover over the Gulf of Mexico.

 

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Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

 

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  • Σταύρος PRO 3y

    Scary !!
  • Pyrrhos PRO 3y

    Great photo !
  • Derek_Custer 3y

    Fantastic image.
  • Thorwald Stein 3y

    "Issac's large reach is seen by its eastern cloud cover over the Gulf of Mexico. " should probably read: "Isaac's large reach is seen by its eastern cloud cover over the Atlantic Ocean."

    Interesting cloud patterns over Florida too!
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