Hurricane Frances

Hurricane Frances
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE

The SeaWiFS sensor aboard the OrbView-2 satellite captured this true-color eastward looking image of Hurricane Frances on September 3, 2004 at 17:20 UTC (1:20 PM EDT). Florida is just barely visible at the top center of the image, while Cuba, Jamaica, and Hispaniola line up vertically along the left. At the time this image was taken Frances was a category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph and was moving towards the west-northwest at 9 mph.

Images & Animations

File

File Dimensions

  • 540x524
  • JPEG
  • 2934x1848
  • JPEG 2 MB

Note: Often times, due to the size, browsers have a difficult time opening and displaying images. If you experiece an error when clicking on an image link, please try directly downloading the image (using a right click, save as method) to view it locally.

Metadata

  • Data Date:

    September 3, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    September 3, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS

Categories

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration