Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Cesar Mills
September 16, 2018

But between evacuations and storm shutter installations, NASA and NOAA are keeping people informed and entertained.

Thankfully, the crew had some tools at their disposal to snap a wide-angle view of the hurricane, and boy is it a insane sight.

The agencies' fleet of satellites track various elements, including location, wind speed, rainfall, and temperature.

The storm is expected to arrive on the East Coast as early as Thursday, and is expected to ride north for several days.

Terrifying as the situation is (I am regularly checking on my folks, who abandoned Charleston for the highlands of North Carolina), there is a silver lining.

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"Watch out, America! Hurricane Florence is so enormous, we could only capture her with a super wide-angle lens from the Space Station", European astronaut Alexander Gerst said in a tweet.

According to Wednesday morning's update from the National Hurricane Center, Florence could park off the coast of the Carolinas on Friday, bringing damaging winds and even extreme storm surges to coastal areas.

The video, eager just a few excessive-definition camera initiating air the International Condominium Contrivance, presentations a "stark and sobering seek" of the Class four storm because it moves in a west-northwesterly route all the intention in which during the Atlantic.

One of the first major Atlantic hurricanes of 2018, Hurricane Florence is now under category 2 with max winds at 105 miles per hour.

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