In this image, Hurricane Katrina is approaching the Gulf Coast of the United States and is a Category 4 storm (Safir-Simpson Scale). The image was taken August 29, 2005 8:20 a.m. EDT by NASA's MODIS satellite.
Originally uploaded in EarthLabs:Hurricanes.
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Uploaded: Jul27 07