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Eye of Hurricane Maria Approaches Puerto Rico
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Eye of Hurricane Maria Approaches Puerto Rico

In this colorized infrared image from the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite, taken on September 20, 2017 at 6:15 UTC, the well-defined eye of Hurricane Maria can be seen as it skirts the island of St Croix. Approximately three hours later, the storm made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of around 150 mph.

 
Referral:Latest information from the National Hurricane Center
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Keywords:hurricane, Maria, VIIRS, Suomi NPP, 2017.09.20
 

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