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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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Uploaded on August 28, 2012