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Hurricane Jimena

Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

These photo-like and radar images together show the structure of the Category 1 Hurricane Jimena shortly after it make landfall over Baja California on September 2, 2009.

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Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

In this QuikSCAT image, Hurricane Jimena has a core of strong winds, shown in purple and pink, surrounded target-like by gradually weakening winds.

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Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

Acquired September 2, 2009, this true-color image shows Hurricane Jimena en route across Baja California toward central Mexico.

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Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

Powerful Hurricane Jimena has well-defined bands of clouds that circle a distinctive eye in this photo-like image from September 1, 2009. The outer bands of the storm were already over the southern tip of Baja California.

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Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

Acquired August 31, 2009, this true-color image shows Hurricane Jimena approaching Mexico.

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Hurricane Jimena
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Hurricane Jimena

Hurricane Jimena was heading west-northwest toward Mexico’s Baja Peninsula on August 30, 2009, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image.

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