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Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley

The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Charley on August 12 at 11:55 a.m. EDT. At the time this image was taken, Charley had maximum sustained winds near 90 mph with higher gusts and was moving toward the northwest at 17 mph.

The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at additional resolutions and formats.

Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.