Hurricane Irma over the British Virgin Islands

September 6th, 2017 |

Suomi NPP VIIRS Visible Imagery (0.64 µm) at 1646 UTC on 6 September 2017, with and without annotation (Click to enlarge)

 

Suomi NPP overflew Irma as the storm moved through the British Virgin Islands. The toggle above shows the 0.64 µm Visible Image of the storm at that time, with and without annotations.  An infrared view from VIIRS, at 11.45 µm is shown below.

Suomi NPP VIIRS Infrared Imagery (11.45 µm) at 1646 UTC on 6 September 2017, with and without annotation (Click to enlarge)

(Imagery courtesy Will Straka, CIMSS)

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