Hurricane Earl moving northeast of the Bahamas

September 1st, 2010 |

AWIPS images of 1-km resolution POES AVHRR visible channel 1 (0.63 µm) and channel 2 (0.86 µm) along with IR channel 4 (10.8 µm) data (below) showed Hurricane Earl moving northwestward, just to the northeast of the Bahamas, on 01 September 2010. Earl’s intensity decreased from a Category 4 to a Category 3 storm during the day.

POES AVHRR 0.63 µm visible images

POES AVHRR 0.63 µm visible images

POES AVHRR 0.86 µm visible images

POES AVHRR 0.86 µm visible images

POES AVHRR 10.8 µm IR images

POES AVHRR 10.8 µm IR images

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