Hurricane Sandy Emergency Information – October 29, 2012

This time-lapse animation shows Hurricane Sandy from the vantage point of geostationary orbit—35,800 km (22,300 miles) above the Earth. The animation shows Sandy on October 28, 2012, from 7:15 to 6:26 EDT. Light from the changing angles of the sun highlight the structure of the clouds. The images were collected by NOAA‘s GOES-14 satellite. The “super rapid scan” images—one every minute from 7:15 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. EDT—reveal details of the storm’s motion.

NASA animation by Kevin Ward, using images from NOAA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies.

View more imagery from Hurricane Sandy at http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/event.php?id=79504&src=yo…

  1. National Hurricane Survival Initiative

    hurricanesafety.org/

    Reinforcing Your Home and Business · Approaching Storms · Hurricane Safety Checklists · Business Checklist · Social Media and Disaster Preparedness

  2. Hurricane Safety Checklist – American Red Cross

    Visit our Red Cross Disaster & Safety Library to assist you in preparing your home, school and workplace in the event of a disaster or emergency.

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