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Hurricane Rita MODIS Progression

A progression of Hurricane Rita from 9/19/05 to 9/24/05 using Aqua/MODIS and NOAA/GOES data. Hurricane Rita followed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening Louisiana residents yet again. Although the city of New Orleans was mostly spared from this second Gulf hurricane, large areas of rural Texas and Louisiana were flooded.
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Animation of Hurricane Rita MODIS/GOES progression from 9/19/05 to 9/24/05.    Animation of Hurricane Rita MODIS/GOES progression from 9/19/05 to 9/24/05.
Duration: 21.1 seconds
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Hurricane Rita starting to form off the coast of Florida on 9/19/05.    Hurricane Rita starting to form off the coast of Florida on 9/19/05.

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Hurricane Rita on 9/20/05 passing between Florida and Cuba.    Hurricane Rita on 9/20/05 passing between Florida and Cuba.

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Hurricane Rita on 9/21/05 strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico.    Hurricane Rita on 9/21/05 strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hurricane Rita on 9/22/05.  At this point Rita reaches Category 5 status with sustained winds over 165 mph.    Hurricane Rita on 9/22/05. At this point Rita reaches Category 5 status with sustained winds over 165 mph.

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Hurricane Rita threatening the Texas and Louisiana coasts on 9/23/05.    Hurricane Rita threatening the Texas and Louisiana coasts on 9/23/05.

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Hurricane Rita inland on 9/24/05.    Hurricane Rita inland on 9/24/05.

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?3265
Animation Number:3265
Completed:2005-09-23
Animator:Alex Kekesi (GST) (Lead)
Platforms/Sensors/Data Sets:GOES-12/Imager/Visible (9/19/05 - 9/24/05)
 Aqua/MODIS (9/19/05 - 9/24/05)
Series:Hurricane Rita
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
 
Keywords:
SVS >> Hurricane
DLESE >> Hydrology
DLESE >> Natural hazards
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Natural Hazards >> Meteorological Hazards
GCMD >> Location >> Gulf Of Mexico
SVS >> Hurricane Rita
SVS >> GOES
 
 


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Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0

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