Satellite View of Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy on Oct. 30

NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this visible image of Post-Tropical Sandy rolling inland on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6:02 a.m. EDT. (1302 UTC). The National Hurricane Center said that as of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was moving westward across Pennsylvania and was centered about 90 miles west of Philadelphia. It lost its hurricane status on Monday and is now considered an extratropical cyclone.


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  • Don Brown 3y

    Won't let me share to Fbook !
  • Yaroslav Bondarenko 3y

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  • Zipsterun 3y

    facebook blocks weather related posts. Use a short URL to disguise it
  • skigordo 3y

    Can someone tell me how these pics are taken in total darkness? Are they enhanced to show the US and surrounding oceans?
  • Mike PRO 3y

    Beautiful work well successfully

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  • lesliepool 3y

    I had no problem posting the photo to FB.
  • john pawson 3y

    there's no way that was a visible picture at 6am eastern. must be more like 9am (6 pacific).
    At 6am EDT the entire storm was in darkness.
  • john pawson 3y

    skigordo skigordo time MUST be wrong, the visible picture couldn't have been taken at that hour.
  • _AWM 3y

    Zipsterun @Zipsterun,"facebook blocks weather related posts"? what are you talking about? why would they do that? that would be insanely dangerous
  • nakina 3y

    I just posted it to FB without a problem - and of COURSE the colors have been enhanced DUH do you really think the ocean is that blue from above? In a STORM no less?
  • ThePaintedSaint 3y

    @J2008p there's a whole range of fancy imaging systems. If you think they are using camera film to take a satellite shot ... Oy vey.
  • Kurt Paterson 3y

    The MODIS true-color images from NASA's "Blue Marble" global map are used as a background, projected as though viewed from the GOES satellite location. Semi-transparent layers of GOES infrared and visible images are enhanced and layered on top of that color background. The posted image is a composite mostly outside the visible spectrum.
  • chicbee04 PRO 3y

    Kurt Paterson Thanks for your explanation! That should be part of NASA's caption description...
  • Tom Walton 3y

    Amazing to be able to watch it develope but do nothing about it.
  • Pablo Soberano 3y

    Al ver esta imagen recuerdo el afiche de la peli "La verdad incómoda" de Al Gore y me da miedo..!
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