Tropical Storm Beryl

Tropical Storm Beryl

Beryl first formed as a subtropical storm over the Atlantic Ocean on May 25, 2012. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) tracked the storm’s progress, and at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on May 27, the NHC announced that the storm was located roughly 110 miles (175 kilometers) east of Jacksonville, Florida. Having strengthened into a tropical storm, Beryl had maximum sustained winds of 65 miles (100 kilometers) per hour.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Beryl on May 27, around 2:30 p.m. EDT. Beryl was making landfall along Florida’s east coast. The NHC warned that the hazards affecting land included high winds and flooding resulting from a combination of the storm surge and the tide.

  1. References

  2. National Hurricane Center. (2012, May 29) Tropical Storm Beryl Advisory Archive. Accessed May 29, 2012.

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  • Data Date:

    May 27, 2012
  • Visualization Date:

    May 29, 2012
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration