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2011 hurricane season in 4.5 minutes

Here’s a cool video showing that shows the viewer all 19 tropical cyclones that formed during the 2011 North Atlantic hurricane season. 2011’s North Atlantic hurricane season in 4.5 minutes! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-13 satellite acquired these images over the course of the season, which lasts from June to November.

Want to know more about each of these storms, and get some context on the 2011 hurricane season overall? Check out this great post by EarthSky weather blogger Matt Daniel.

2011 Atlantic hurricane season in review

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES series of satellites provide continuous (every 30 minutes) satellite information for the U.S. GOES-11 and GOES-13 provide infrared and visible satellite data over the western and eastern U.S. and eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean.

Bottom line: NOAA just released a video from the GOES-13 satellite that takes the viewer through all 19 tropical cyclones that formed in the 2011 North Atlantic hurricane season.

Posted 
December 6, 2011
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