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Hurricane Maria passing north-east of the Turks and Caicos Islands

Hurricane Maria passing north-east of the Turks and Caicos Islands Image ID 2299
Acquisition date 22-Sep-2017
Over head time 15:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-east
Sensor Channel(s) 1

Hurricane Maria passing north-east of the Turks and Caicos Islands about 55 miles north of Grand Turk Island as a Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 110 knots (126.7 mph) and gusts of 135 knots (155.5 mph). Post-Tropical Cyclone Jose tracks south-westwards approximately 120 miles south, south-east of Nantucket, Massachusetts with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 40 knots (46.1 mph) and gusts of 50 knots (57.6 mph).

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