From: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Published July 19, 2017 02:22 PM

Satellite Shows a Weaker Hurricane Fernanda

Hurricane Fernanda appears to be weakening on infrared satellite imagery. NOAA's GOES-West satellite imagery on July 19 showed a more disorganized hurricane nearing the Central Pacific Ocean.    

NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of Hurricane Fernanda on July 19 at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC). The National Hurricane Center noted that Fernanda's convective cloud pattern has continued to wither, and has been accompanied by a general warming of the cloud tops.

In the image, created by the NASA/NOAA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, an area of strong thunderstorms still surrounded the center of circulation, but no eye was visible.

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Image: NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured this infrared image of Hurricane Fernanda (left) followed by Tropical Depression 8E (center) and Tropical Storm Greg (right) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on July 19 at 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC). (Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project)

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