This satellite shot of the weekend nor’easter is more impressive than any I saw of the much-covered Hurricane Irene earlier this year. Nor’easters may produce eye-like features, and they move up the East Coast, but they are non-tropical. They are cold-core low-pressure systems, meaning that they thrive on cold air. They are called “nor’easter” because […]
From tropical wave on August 19th to Category 3 and back down to Category 1 on August 27th, Hurricane Irene’s movements are documented here in 30-minute imagery from the NOAA GOES-East satellite.
Irene moves into New York and New England Sunday. Get the latest position and forecast maps and advisories by clicking here. How are average people documenting the storm? Click here for a constantly updated gallery of user pictures.
Thanks to Chris Vannoy at http://montabe.com you can watch a constantly updated slide show of Irene related user submitted photos. Just click here for the latest images. Be warned: it’s addictive! Click here for the latest Irene storm summary.