22 August 1999 | Hurricane Bret | GOES-8 Imager Visible

This loop of GOES-8 visible imagery shows Hurricane Bret as it approached the coast of southern Texas on 22 August 1999. Most of these images are at 1 minute intervals (Super Rapid Scan Operations, SRSO). At this time, the maximum sustained winds were 120 knots, with gusts to 140, the central pressure was 946 hectopascals (27.94 inches), and the diameter of the eye was 15 nautical miles. Available surface reports are also plotted on the imagery. (a corresponding loop of GOES-8 10.7 micrometer InfraRed imagery can be found here)

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