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Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo Image ID 1700
Acquisition date 17-Oct-2014
Over head time 03:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-east
Sensor Channel(s) 4

When this image was received the National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Gonzalo was tracking in a north, north-easterly direction, centred approximately 340 nautical miles south, south-west of Bermuda. Gonzalo was at this time 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). Gonzalo was the first Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic basin since Ophelia in 2011.

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