On the morning of October 19, 2005, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) aircraft measured a pressure of 882 millibars in the center of Hurricane Wilma—the lowest pressure ever measured in an Atlantic hurricane. This low pressure earned Wilma the status of the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic. As of October 20, the storm was moving northward through the ...
A weather satellite overlay that covers the Gulf of Mexico, as well as parts of the southern US. In particular, it gives you a good look at Hurricane Katrina.
Note: This file was originally created by AppleTom.
In the days since Hurricane Gustav first appeared on the radar (swiftly followed by several other storms), a team of Googlers has been gathering information we hope will be useful to residents of the affected regions and the relief agencies working to help them.
Imagery from NOAA
After Hurricane Gustav passed on Tuesday, NOAA's Remote Sensing Division began flying ...
The Seven Mile Bridge, in the Florida Keys, runs over a channel between the Gulf of Mexico and the Florida Strait, connecting Key Vaca (the location of the city of Marathon, Florida) in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys. One of the longest bridges in existence when it was built, it is one of the many bridges on US 1 in the Keys, where the road is called the Overseas Highway.<...
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