22 Aug '11, 10pm

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has been busy so far in terms of tropical storms with seven named storms; however, none of them have had a very large impact. Each has been small, short-lived or remained at sea, and none have intensified into a hurricane until Irene reached hurricane status on August 22. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite passed directly over Irene as the storm moved westward toward the Dominican Republic from Puerto Rico. The images were taken at 15:57 UTC (11:57 AM EDT) on August 22, 2011. The top image shows a top-down view of the rain intensity within the storm. TRMM reveals that although a hurricane, Irene has not yet developed an eye and is not yet fully organized. The center of the storm is located just to the southwest of an area of heavy rain (shown in red) about midway between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rainba...

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 8pm

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

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