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Hurricane Emilia and Tropical Storm Daniel

Hurricane Emilia and Tropical Storm Daniel Image ID 1388
Acquisition date 10-Jul-2012
Over head time 09:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-west
Sensor Channel(s) 4

When this image was received Hurricane Emilia was tracking in a west north-westerly direction over the eastern Pacific Ocean as a Category 4 storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 120 knots (138.2 mph) and gusts of 145 knots (167.0 mph). Hurricane Daniel had weakened to become a Tropical Storm and is shown tracking westwards over the eastern Pacific Ocean with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 60 knots (69.1 mph) and gusts of 75 knots (86.4 mph).

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