Early Wednesday afternoon, powerful Hurricane Michael made landfall along the Florida Panhandle as a record-setting Category 4 storm. The National Hurricane Center reported Michael's sustained winds were near 155 mph as the eye of the storm moved ashore near Mexico City, Florida at 1:30 p.m. ET October 10.
Tropical Storm Florence continues to drop torrential rain across parts of North and South Carolina as the storm begins its slow slog inland away from the coast. This GOES East satellite image, seen at 7:45 a.m. ET Saturday (Sept. 15), shows Florence still hovering over the Carolinas, not having moved significantly since the storm made landfall Friday morning.
Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at 7:15 a.m. ET this morning, September 14, as a Category 1 storm. The GOES East satellite captured this geocolor image of the massive storm at 7:45 a.m. ET, shortly after it moved ashore.
Hurricane Florence continues to near the coast of the Southeast U.S., where it is expected to make landfall near the border of North and South Carolina on Friday morning (Sept. 14).
Hurricane Florence, still a dangerous Category 3 storm with 125 mph sustained winds, continues to move closer to the coast of the Southeastern U.S.
This geocolor image from NOAA's GOES East satellite shows Florence's well-defined eye and outermost cloud bands beginning to approach the Outer Banks at 10:45 a.m. ET on September 12. The center of the storm is expected to make landfall along the coast of the Carolinas early Friday morning.
Tropical Storm Gordon, which made landfall near the Mississippi-Alabama border late on September 4, has weakened to a tropical depression. The storm battered the Gulf Coast with heavy rain and sustained winds of 70 mph – just shy of hurricane strength – causing flash flooding and widespread power outages. This image from the GOES East satellite shows Gordon moving inland the morning of September 5, with its center of circulation over western Mississippi.
A cluster of clouds appears off the western coast of Africa in this GOES East satellite image, captured August 29, 2018, a sign that the Atlantic hurricane season is starting to ramp up. After an unusually quiet August with no hurricanes in the tropical Atlantic, atmospheric and ocean conditions are becoming more favorable for storm development.
Plumes of hazy smoke stretch across California and southern Oregon, as large wildfires continue to burn in the Western U.S. This GOES East satellite image, captured on July 27, 2018, shows the site of California's two largest blazes: The rapidly growing Carr Fire, seven miles northwest of Redding, and the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park.