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Gearing Up for an Active 2020 Hurricane Season

Abnormally warm ocean temperatures and a potential La Niña set the stage for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using data from the Multiscale Ultrahigh Resolution (MUR) project. Chart data courtesy of Tim Hall. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published July 17, 2020
Data acquired July 14, 2020

Sources:
Aqua > AMSR-E
Aqua > MODIS
In situ Measurement
NOAA-15 POES > AVHRR
NOAA-18 POES - AVHRR
NOAA-19 POES > AVHRR
Terra > MODIS