Saturday, October 24, 2015

Record breaking Patricia hurricane

At 8 a.m. EDT on October 23, 2015, the National Hurricane Center reported Patricia became the strongest eastern north pacific hurricane on record with sustained winds near 200 mph.
This animation of images captured from October 20 to 23 from NOAA's GOES-West satellite shows Hurricane Patricia near western Mexico.
Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

 NHC/NOAA Patricia
 other photo

space photo from Scott Kelly 

Hurricane #Patricia is so powerful the EarthNullschool animation breaks down

 This image showing the eye of Hurricane Patricia was taken by the Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument around 0930Z on October 23, 2015. 

 Hurricane Patricia near Mexico

 The strongest hurricane ever measured by the National Hurricane Center,  Category 5 storm—Patricia is heading toward Mexico's west central coast.

 Links :
  • NYTimes : Visualizing the Size and Strength of Hurricane Patricia
  • Washington Post : Maps: In the modern era of hurricane tracking, there has never been anything like Patricia 
  • Time :  This is how Patricia became the strongest hurricane ever recorded
  • NASANASA analyzes record-breaking Hurricane Patricia

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