NewsOctober 29, 2012

Eyeballing Hurricane Sandy From Space to the Sea

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Andrew Freedman

By Andrew Freedman

Hurricane Sandy is blasting the East Coast with a massive storm surge, high winds, heavy rains, and even high-elevation snows. Here are some of the most compelling weather images from this storm so far.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released this stunning picture of Sandy as it spun over unusually warm water southeast of New York on Monday.

Click to enlarge the image. Credit: NOAA.

Dann Cuellar posted this image on Facebook of the Atlantic City Boardwalk as it was affected by coastal flooding on Monday.

Click to enlarge the image. Credit: Facebook/Dann Cuellar.

A great look at high, wind-driven water surging underneath the Verrezano Bridge in New York.

View from under the Verrezano Bridge in New York City.
Click to enlarge the image. Credit: Twitter/ABC News

A remarkable nighttime image from the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite that caught Sandy as the storm moved to the southeast of New York City.

Nighttime view of Hurricane Sandy taken on Sunday night by the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite VIIRS Instrument.
Click to enlarge the image. Credit: NASA/NOAA.

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Helpful links for following the storm:
National Weather Service Storm Central 
Climate Central Surging Seas Mapping Tool
New York Times Live Blog
Capital Weather Gang blog

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