This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

Hurricane Florence from space

On Wednesday, forecasters projected Florence - now a category 4 hurricane - will likely slow down and turn south after slamming the East Coast.

The agencies' fleet of satellites track various elements, including location, wind speed, rainfall, and temperature.

The National Hurricane Center forecasts additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coastline of North Carolina and SC early Friday, Sept. 14.

"Hurricane Florence may now be dipping a bit south and hitting a portion of the Great State of Georgia", he wrote.

In all, an estimated 10 million people live in areas expected to be placed under a hurricane or storm advisory, according to the U.S. Weather Prediction Center. NASA shared photos Wednesday showing the risky storm from the International Space Station.


"This photo shows the enormous size of Hurricane Florence, taken with a wide-angle lens from the International Space Station, almost 250 miles directly above the eye of the storm", they tweeted.

NASA released a video of the hurricane on Monday as captured by cameras mounted outside the International Space Station. It's chilling, even from space.

Early on Wednesday, astronaut Alexander Gerst captured this absolutely stunning image of Florence's eye from the International Space Station, some 250 miles above Earth.

As Hurricane Florence continues barreling toward the Carolinas, NASA has posted a remarkable video of the storm with winds approaching 130 miles per hour.

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