30 Oct '12, 6pm

Here's how big #Sandy was early this morning (before dawn) as seen by our Suomi @NASANPP satellite.

Here's how big #Sandy was early this morning (before dawn) as seen by our Suomi @NASANPP satellite.

Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the southern New Jersey coast on the evening of October 29, 2012, the U.S. National Hurricane Center reported. As the storm came ashore, it continued to pack strong wings—roughly 85 miles (140 kilometers) per hour. Tide gauges recorded storm-surge heights of 12.4 feet (3.8 meters) at Kings Point, New York. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this image of the storm around 3:35 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (7:35 Universal Time) on October 30. This image is from the “day-night band” on VIIRS, which detects light wavelengths from green to near-infrared. The full Moon, which exacerbated the water height at the time of the storm surge, lit up the tops of the clouds. Sandy’s clouds stretched from the Atlantic Ocean westward to Chicago. Clusters of lights gave away the locations of cities thro...

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Hurricane #Sandy just before it made landfall this afternoon. Image from our Suomi @NASANPP satellite.

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