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Hurricane Cristobal

Hurricane Cristobal

In the early afternoon on August 27, 2014, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color image of Hurricane Cristobal. At the time, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 70 knots (80 miles per hour), making it a category 1 hurricane.

Read more about Cristobal on the NASA Hurricane Page.

NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.