Opal Aftermath

Opal Aftermath
  • Credit:

    NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
This false-color infrared image shows the eastern panhandle of Florida about 12 days after the Category 4 Hurricane Opal made landfall near Pensacola. The hurricane season of 1995 was abnormally active, with 19 named storms and 11 hurricanes, five of which reached “major” intensity.

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  • Data Date:

    October 16, 1995
  • Visualization Date:

    May 21, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Landsat 5 - TM
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