NASA video shows looming Hurricane Michael from space
Hurricane Michael is growing stronger, expected to make landfall on Wednesday as a Category 3 hurricane.
And there’s no better view than from the quiet safety of space.
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While the storm loomed over the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, cameras aboard the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Michael at 12:13pm and 12:50pm ET.
A short new video from the space station shows a swirling Michael moving northwest at 12 miles an hour.
“Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views of Hurricane Michael at 12:13 p.m. and 12:50 p.m. EDT Oct. 9 from an altitude of 255 miles as the storm churned over the Gulf of Mexico moving northwest at 12 miles an hour,” NASA said in a video description. Read more…More about Nasa, International Space Station, Extreme Weather, Hurricane, and Hurricane Michael