27 Oct '12, 1pm

Hurricane Sandy at Night [image] #NASA

Hurricane Sandy at Night [image] #NASA

This satellite image shows the cloud tops of Hurricane Sandy lit by a nearly full moon. The lights of Florida’s urban areas shine through the relatively thin clouds on the periphery of the hurricane. It acquired on October 26, 2012, by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi-NPP satellite. At the time the center of the storm was near the Bahamas, and featured maximum winds of 85 miles per hour (140 kilometers per hour) according to the National Hurricane Center. NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using VIIRS Day-Night Band data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) and the University of Wisconsin's Community Satellite Processing Package. Suomi NPP is the result of a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of Defense. Caption by Robert Si...

Full article: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?...

Tweets

Hurricane Sandy off the Carolinas [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Oct '12, 7pm

At noon Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 Universal Time) on October 28, 2012, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

Hurricane Sandy Super Rapid Scan [image] #NASA

Hurricane Sandy Super Rapid Scan [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Oct '12, 1pm

This time-lapse animation shows Hurricane Sandy from the vantage point of geostationary orbit—35,800 km (22,300 miles) abo...

Overnight View of Hurricane Sandy [image] #NASA

Overnight View of Hurricane Sandy [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Oct '12, 5pm

This image of Hurricane Sandy was acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satel...

Hurricane Sandy off the Carolinas : Natural Haz...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Oct '12, 7pm

At noon Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 Universal Time) on October 28, 2012, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

Hurricane #Sandy this afternoon off the Carolin...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Oct '12, 8pm

At noon Eastern Daylight Time (16:00 Universal Time) on October 28, 2012, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

Attention travelers! Please check the link belo...

us.megabus.com 27 Oct '12, 5pm

Please be advised that as a result of the forecasted impacts of Hurricane Sandy, the following services have been cancelle...

If you're on the east coast, here are some reso...

americanrivers.org 27 Oct '12, 9pm

If you live in the path of the hurricane, take action to protect your home and loved ones. To prepare for a flood, FEMA ur...

Just in: Department of Defense says it's prepar...

defense.gov 27 Oct '12, 11pm

At the direction of Secretary Panetta, the Department of Defense is taking aggressive steps to support the Federal Emergen...

Predicting Hurricane Sandy: Last year’s hurrica...

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Oct '12, 3pm

In 2009, the U.S. National Weather Service set ambitious goals—to improve the accuracy of forecasts of hurricane tracks an...

Predicting Hurricane Sandy: Last year’s hurrica...

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Oct '12, 3pm

In 2009, the U.S. National Weather Service set ambitious goals—to improve the accuracy of forecasts of hurricane tracks an...

Sandy in 90-Seconds

fragerfactor.blogspot.com 30 Oct '12, 12pm

Thinking about all of our friends today without power or somewhere to stay. Our prayers go out to all the people affected ...

Hurricane Sandy, AKA the Frankenstorm and Clima...

treehugger.com 27 Oct '12, 6pm

Bill McKibben on Why ‘Frankenstorm’ Is Just Right for Hurricane Sandy Bill McKibben writes in the Daily Beast that the oce...