Hurricane Ivan (09L) over Southern United States

Hurricane Ivan (09L) over Southern United States
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Ivan on September 16, 2004, at 16:20 UTC (12:20 PM EDT). At the time this image was taken Ivan was moving north-northeastward across Alabama and had weakened to a tropical storm. Maximum sustained winds had decreased to 70 mph with higher gusts and Ivan was moving towards the north-northeast at 14 mph.

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  • Data Date:

    September 16, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    September 16, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
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