12 Sep '18, 5pm

The view of Florence from space is a sobering thing

The view of Florence from space is a sobering thing

An astronaut-eye's view of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station shows why everyone is kind of freaking out . There is usually a lot of hype about incoming hurricanes. And unfortunately, given the new normal, the storms often live up to it. Last year was a doozy. Now we are in the throes of concern about what Hurricane Florence may have on her mind. And as unpredictable as they may be, the view from on high is pretty chilling. A high definition camera outside the International Space Station (ISS) captured this "stark and sobering view" (shown at the bottom) of Flo at 7:50 a.m. EDT on Sept. 12, noting: NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the eye of powerful Category 4 Hurricane Florence and found the storm over 400 miles in diameter and the capability to generate very heavy rainfall. NOAA’s National Hurricane Center has warned: “Dangerous Florence headi...

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