Hurricane Isaac Near Landfall

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    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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    1. Pyrrhos 20 months ago | reply

      Great photo !

    2. Derek_Custer 20 months ago | reply

      Fantastic image.

    3. thorwaldstein 20 months ago | reply

      "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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