The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Tropical Storm Bonnie on August 11 at 12:50 p.m. EDT. At the time this image was taken Bonnie had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph with an estimated minimum central pressure of 1000 millibars. Bonnie was expected to make landfall between Panama City and Apalachicola during the morning of August 12.
The high-resolution image provided above has a spatial resolution of 1-square-kilometer per pixel. The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at additional resolutions and formats.
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring
Mission (or TRMM) satellite has followed Bonnie's progress from a weak
tropical depression east of the Lesser Antilles to landfall as a tropical
storm along the northern coast of Florida.