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Tag: GOES 13

Lee Continues to Drench Eastern US

Tropical Storm Lee’s remnants combined with a warm front along the US East Coast are bringing heavy rainfall from New England to the Appalachian Mountains, causing rivers to flood and residents to consider moving to higher ground.

Full Disc Image Shows Hurricane Irene (Photo of the Day)

I think that there is probably nothing as beautiful as a full disc image of Earth, though I would like it if I could find one that didn’t focus on the Americas. Either way, this most recent image was taken on August 24, 2011, by the NASA/NOAA GOES-13 satellite.

Lateral West Fire Satellite Video and Photo

Smoke from the Lateral West Fire burning in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (GDSBWR) in southeastern Virginia was caught by the GOES-13 satellite streaming out to the east.

Tornado Videos from Space

The United States has been suffering through a torrid tornado season, and NASA has captured several videos of the tornadoes as they swept through the country, devastating homes and lives in many towns and states.