NASA Satellites See Sandy Expand as Storm Intensifies

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    NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of the massive Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 28 at 1302 UTC (9:02 a.m. EDT). The line of clouds from the Gulf of Mexico north are associated with the cold front that Sandy is merging with. Sandy's western cloud edge is already over the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S.

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    1. vue3d 18 months ago | reply

      good

      Nice work I like well.

    2. levybenathome 18 months ago | reply

      Fake.

      At 902 EDT the pacific would be black.
      I can see California clearly even though it would be an hour before sunrise.
      And bright white well lit Greenland on top? No. Not today!

    3. Iluwaw 18 months ago | reply

      This hurricane is "out of season"! .....hmmmm......

    4. fuzagat 18 months ago | reply

      @levybenathome It is not fake, it is a composite image of the cloud mask over a "true color" background. Cloud mask can be detected during night time since it is a combination of infrared bands. The color in the mask is also not the color of the actual cloud, but an indicator of probability of cloudiness. goes.gsfc.nasa.gov/goescolor/goeseast/overview2/color_lrg...

    5. moussaouiahmed 18 months ago | reply

      ces sa vous planaite reguardé le bien dans son presment des claimats saveudire le dangés merci

    6. Al Camardella Jr. 18 months ago | reply

      Insane. I'm here in Philly...waiting, anxious.
      Winds have picked up, some light rain. It's going to be a long week. Eh

    7. AwelEvans 18 months ago | reply

      Where have all the satellites gone?

    8. Juan Galicia 18 months ago | reply

      I doubt you can see such small objects clearly at that height :P

    9. peeveyr 18 months ago | reply

      oh dear.....

    10. ronald29609 18 months ago | reply

      What's HAARP doing this week?

    11. Al Camardella Jr. 18 months ago | reply

      Almost, Nov 1 is when Hurricane season officially ends. I really wish today was Nov. 2. I don't even know anymore, Exactly one year ago tomorrow I was shoveling about 5, 6 inches of snow in Philly, now this. The track of this is incredibly odd. Turn Left, travel 150-200 miles to central PA, make hard right turn..go to Canada. What the!!?

    12. getagripcanada 18 months ago | reply

      I like how they edit out all the stars etc from the background....lol

    13. aussieperson2011 18 months ago | reply

      This is one system/systems that can't be ignored. Clash of two. Warnings need to be followed and this is worse than the Australian Tropical Cyclone "Yasi" .

    14. Carlitos de Longwood 18 months ago | reply

      Where is it? I can't see it.

    15. pirate_1997 18 months ago | reply

      Hurricane season is June 1 - Nov 30th, still in season. Ronald - great question, what IS HAARP doing today?? Surely no coincidence this will affect the election process...things that make you go hmm...

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