Hurricane Isabel east of the Bahamas

Hurricane Isabel east of the Bahamas
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of Hurricane Isabel just east of the Bahamas on September 15, 2003 at 15:30 UTC. Though the storm had begun to weaken, it still packed winds of 138 miles per hour with gusts up to 167 miles per hour.

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  • Data Date:

    September 15, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    September 15, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration