Hurricane Isabel northeast of the Lesser Antilles

Hurricane Isabel northeast of the Lesser Antilles
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard NASA's Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Isabel northeast of the Lesser Antilles Islands. At the time Isabel maintained a rare Category 5 status with maximum sustained winds near 160 mph.

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  • Data Date:

    September 12, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    September 12, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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