The SeaWiFS sensor onboard the OrbView-2 satellite captured this true-color image of Tropical Storm Charley on August 10 at 1:30 PM EDT. In this oblique view, Charley is located in the bottom right corner of the image.
At the time this image was taken, Charley has maximum sustained winds of 45 mph with a minimum central pressure of 1005 mb. Charley was moving towards the west-northwest at a rapid 24 mph.
Image provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE.
The TRMM-based, near-real time Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (MPA) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center provided these images and animations of the rainfall totals for the period 9-14 August 2004 for the Southeast U.S. and northern Caribbean.