April 2, 2013
The MODIS instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Hurricane Kate on October 5, 2003 at 16:35 UTC. In this image Kate had sustained winds of 100 mph but was expected to begin weakening as the storm encountered cooler Atlantic waters. Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.
Topics: Weather, Hurricane Kate, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Earth, Environment, National Aeronautics and Space Administration