Hurricane Fabian Approaches Bermuda, September 4, 2003
Released on September 4, 2003
This animation is of Hurricane Fabian on September 4, 2003 as it churns towards Bermuda. At this time, Fabian had maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and was moving to the north-northwest at 12 mph. The animation peels away the cloud layer and reveals the storm's rain structure. The yellow isosurface represents areas where at least 0.5 inches of rain fell per hour. The green isosurface show 1.0 inches of rain per hour and red displays where more than 2 inches of rain fell per hour.
Hurricane Fabian approaches Bermuda on September 4, 2003. Look underneath the hood of the storm to see the engine of the storm, rain. Green represents 0.5 inches of rain per hour, yellow is 1 inch per hour and red is 2 or more inches of rain per hour.