10 Oct '11, 9pm

Gran imagen de Huracán Jova Fuente NASA

Gran imagen de Huracán Jova Fuente NASA

On October 6, 2011, a tropical depression over the eastern Pacific Ocean strengthened into Tropical Storm Jova. On October 8, Jova became a hurricane. By 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on October 10, 2011, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported, Jova was a Category 3 hurricane. The storm was headed in the direction of Mexico. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image at 10:40 a.m. PDT on October 10. Jova sports the spiral shape and distinct eye characteristic of strong storms. In the northeast, the storm’s clouds graze the coast of Mexico. As of 11:00 a.m. PDT on October 10, Jova had maximum sustained winds of 125 miles (205 kilometers) per hour, and was located roughly 220 miles (255 kilometers) southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, the NHC stated. A hurricane warning was in effect f...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Sep '11, 1pm

Ophelia was strengthening into a hurricane when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra ...