30-year anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Hugo

September 22nd, 2019 |

GOES-7 Infrared Window (11.25 µm) images [click to play animation | MP4]

GOES-7 Infrared Window (11.25 µm) images [click to play animation | MP4]

GOES-7 Infrared Window (11.25 µm) images (above) showed Hurricane Hugo as it made landfall as a Category 4 storm around 04 UTC on 22 September 1989. This GOES-7 data was accessed from the SSEC Satellite Data Services archive.

A GOES-7 Visible animation from 21 September and a longer Infrared animation spanning the period 13-22 September are shown below (courtesy of Tim Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS).

GOES-7 Visible (0.65 µm) images [click to play MP4 animation]

GOES-7 Visible (0.65 µm) images [click to play MP4 animation]

GOES-7 Infrared Window (11.25 µm) images [click to play MP4 animation]

GOES-7 Infrared Window (11.25 µm) images [click to play MP4 animation]

More information on Hugo is available from NWS Charleston and NWS Wilmington.

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