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Hurricane Maria moving away from the Bahamas

Hurricane Maria moving away from the Bahamas Image ID 2301
Acquisition date 23-Sep-2017
Over head time 09:00:00
Satellite Sensor goes-east
Sensor Channel(s) 4

Hurricane Maria tracks in a north, north-westerly direction away from the Bahamas approximately 165 miles east, north-east of San Salvador Island as a Category 3 storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 105 knots (121.0 mph) and gusts of 130 knots (149.8 mph). Tropical Storm Lee moves northwards about 910 miles east of Bermuda with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 35 knots (40.3 mph) and gusts of 45 knots (51.8 mph).

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