Thursday, June 27, 2013

NOAA GOES-15 Satellite: Eastern Pacific's hurricane Cosme weaken

NOAA's GOES-15 satellite captured Hurricane Cosme when its eye was very close to Clarion Island, Mexico and its maximum sustained winds were near 80 mph. 

The northernmost extent of Cosme's clouds were covering the southern Baja California peninsula. Credit: NASA GOES Project 

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite captured the third named Eastern Pacific tropical cyclone as it grew to hurricane strength.

Hurricane Cosme was bringing those winds to Clarion Island, Mexico on June 26 and its northernmost clouds extended over southern Baja California.

Read the full story of Cosme here

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