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Archive: Wed Sep 2023

Lee intensifies to a Category 1 Hurricane, while Jova intensifies to Category 5 (Update: Lee also reaches Category 5)

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) and “Clean” Infrared Window (10.3 µm) images (above) showed Lee as it intensified to become a Category 1 Hurricane in the Central Atlantic Ocean on 06 September 2023. The coldest cloud-top infrared brightness temperatures were around -90C (brighter white pixels embedded within darker black areas). Lee had... Read More