Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It’s chilling, even from space!

Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It’s chilling, even from space!

New chilling photos this morning from the ISS of Hurrican Florence as she continues to make her way to the east coast!

Both terrifying yet so beautifully detailed Hurricane Florence is currently

Source: @Astro_Alex (Twitter)

Alexander Gerst

 

LATEST ADVISORY

BULLETIN

Hurricane Florence Advisory Number  53

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018

1100 AM EDT Wed Sep 12 2018

…AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS FLORENCE HAS CHANGED

LITTLE WHILE MOVING TOWARD THE U.S. SOUTHEAST COAST…

…LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED ACROSS LARGE

PORTIONS OF THE CAROLINAS AND MID-ATLANTIC STATES…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION

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LOCATION…29.8N 71.3W

ABOUT 485 MI…785 KM SE OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA

ABOUT 520 MI…840 KM ESE OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…130 MPH…215 KM/H

PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 15 MPH…24 KM/H

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…943 MB…27.85 INCHES