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Hurricane Lili

Hurricane Lili

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With sustained winds around 145 miles per hour, Hurricane Lili reached Category 4 status on the afternoon of October 2, 2002. This visible light image from NOAA’s GOES 8 satellite was acquired at 11:55 a.m. Central Daylight Time.

Animation by Robert Simmon, based on data provided by NOAA and archived by the NASA GOES Project Science Team