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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Nicole’s Cold Water Wake
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Hurricane Nicole’s Cold Water Wake

Hurricanes feed off of warm ocean surfaces, consuming the heat and dragging up cool water from below.

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Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath in Haiti
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Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath in Haiti

The scope of the destruction on the Caribbean island nation is so dramatic it can be seen from space.

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Hurricane Matthew Drenches the Southeastern U.S.
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Hurricane Matthew Drenches the Southeastern U.S.

The storm has come and gone, but the effects linger due to exceptional rainfall.

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Hurricane Matthew Floods the Carolinas
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Hurricane Matthew Floods the Carolinas

When the Terra satellite captured this image, floodwater was spilling into the Atlantic Ocean.

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Power Outages Plague Southeast
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Power Outages Plague Southeast

Hurricane Matthew knocked out power for more than one million customers as it grazed the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina.

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Hurricane Matthew off South Carolina
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Hurricane Matthew off South Carolina

The Aqua satellite captured this image of Matthew as the storm churned along the coast of South Carolina.

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Hurricane Matthew Soaks Haiti
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Hurricane Matthew Soaks Haiti

Satellites observed more than 800 millimeters (30 inches) of rain falling in parts of Haiti.

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Hurricane Matthew Brushes Florida Coast
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Hurricane Matthew Brushes Florida Coast

Hurricane Matthew closed in on the Atlantic coast after devastating Haiti earlier this week. The storm’s western eyewall brushed parts of Florida.

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Hurricane Matthew en route to Florida
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Hurricane Matthew en route to Florida

Hurricane Matthew strengthened as it approached the east coast of Florida.

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Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti
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Hurricane Matthew Hits Haiti

At the time of landfall on October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew became the strongest storm to hit Haiti in more than 50 years.

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Tropical Storm Matthew
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Tropical Storm Matthew

Tropical Storm Matthew gained strength and reached hurricane status on September 29, 2016.

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