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GOES Satellite Tracks Hurricane Irene

Updated August 29, 2011:

Over the past week, Hurricane Irene has battered Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, North Carolina, and the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast U.S. At peak intensity, Irene reached Category 3 hurricane status with sustained winds of 125 mph.

This animation of visible and infrared imagery taken every 30 minutes by the GOES-13 satellite shows Irene’s evolution from her birth as a tropical wave on August 19th , the landfall events in the Caribbean, North Carolina, and New York, and the eventual dissipation on August 29, 2011.

GOES Satellite Tracks Hurricane Irene
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Keywords:hurricane, Irene, GOES-13, 2011.08.22
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