30 Sep '11, 1pm

Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

Hurricane Ophelia [image] #NASA

Ophelia was strengthening into a hurricane when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image on September 29, 2011. MODIS acquired this image at 10:40 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time (AST). Twenty minutes later, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Ophelia had winds of 70 miles (110 kilometers) per hour, and was headed north-northwest. At 8:00 a.m. AST on September 30, the NHC reported that Hurricane Ophelia had winds of 105 miles (165 kilometers) per hour, and was continuing to travel toward the north-northwest. The NHC forecast that Opehlia would turn toward the north and increase its forward speed later that day. The NHC’s five-day projection showed the storm potentially passing over eastern Canada around October 3. References National Hurricane Center. (2011, September 30). Hurricane...

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Hurricane Hilary [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 6pm

Hilary was a Category 4 hurricane on September 24, 2011, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC). At 8:00 a....

Dust over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea [image] #NASA

Dust over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea [image]...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 6pm

Dust from the Arabian Peninsula lingered over the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea on September 29, 2011. The Moderate...

Vast Area Burned in Australia [image] #NASA

Vast Area Burned in Australia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 5pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images A wet summer set the stage for one of the most severe fire seasons northern Austral...

Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastli...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 10pm

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph wa...

Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastli...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 10pm

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph wa...

NASA Earth Observato Hurricane Katia off the No...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '11, 10pm

Hurricane Katia had diminished to Category 1 strength on the Saffir-Simpson scale by the time this astronaut photograph wa...

Hurricane Irene and Extreme Weather Killed the ...

treehugger.com 01 Oct '11, 1pm

Photo: roland under a Creative Commons license . The effects of Hurricane Irene are still being felt long after the storm'...

Hurricane Irene and Extreme Weather Killed the ...

treehugger.com 01 Oct '11, 1pm

Photo: roland under a Creative Commons license . The effects of Hurricane Irene are still being felt long after the storm'...

Crazy Cool #NASA Image & Animation of Northern Lights Around the World rt @DavidBTwit #Geography

Crazy Cool #NASA Image & Animation of Northern ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Oct '11, 10pm

From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of t...

Gran imagen de Huracán Jova Fuente NASA

Gran imagen de Huracán Jova Fuente NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Oct '11, 9pm

On October 6, 2011, a tropical depression over the eastern Pacific Ocean strengthened into Tropical Storm Jova. On October...

Dust Storm in the Middle East [image] #NASA

Dust Storm in the Middle East [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Sep '11, 3pm

In late September 2011, a dust storm extended from Saudi Arabia to Turkey, hovering over parts of Cyprus and the Mediterra...

Fires in Australia [image] #NASA

Fires in Australia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Sep '11, 10pm

Large fires are a regular feature in the savannah grasslands of Australia’s Northern Territory. This image, taken on Septe...

Fires in Northern Territory, Australia: Many la...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 10pm

Large fires burned throughout Australia’s Northern Territory on September 30, 2011, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging S...