July 31, 2020
A lot is happening in this dynamic shot of the Atlantic, which was captured by the GOES-East satellite today, July 31, 2020. This imagery utilizes the satellite’s Dust RGB product to show the dust (light pink) that is continuing to blow westward over the Atlantic Ocean from the Sahara Desert. We can also see Hurricane Isaias swirling over the Caribbean Sea.
July 24, 2020
On July 23, 2020, NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured this impressive view of the eye of Hurricane Douglas as it spun over the Pacific Ocean. The first hurricane of the 2020 eastern Pacific season, the storm rapidly intensified on Thursday and had a maximum sustained wind speed of 120 mph at the last report, making it a major Category-3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. “During the period of reliable records, this is the 4th latest date in which the first hurricane of the season has formed [in the region],” said the National Hurricane Center.
July 22, 2020
On the morning of July 22, 2019, NOAA’s GOES-East satellite zoomed in on newly-formed Tropical Storm Gonzalo, the seventh named storm of the 2020 Hurricane Season.