Released on September 11, 2003
Hurricane Isabel on September 8, 2003 is the second major hurricane of the 2003 season, measuring a Category 3 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 115 mph and is moving west-northwest at 14 mph. The animation peels away at the cloud tops and reveals the underlying rain structure.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
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 126.96.36.199.0