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Eyes in the Sky: Satellite Images of Hurricane Harvey

By | August 29, 2017

      Hurricane Harvey has already dumped the highest total rainfall from a hurricane in the continental U.S. at a record 49.32 inches — and the storm will continue to rage through the end of the week. Here, we’ve collected some awe-inspiring satellite images of one of the worst hurricanes in American history.

      1) NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik shares his perspective from the International Space Station (ISS).

      2) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES 16 satellite captured this geocolor image of Hurricane Harvey  in the Gulf of Mexico on Aug 24, 2017.

      Photo: NOAA.

      Photo: NOAA.

      3) GOES 16 captures Harvey’s progression from Aug. 25 to Aug 27.

      4) This GOES 16 visible/infrared loop shows Hurricane Harvey’s outer rainbands reaching the Texas coast.

      6) Additional imagery of Hurricane Harvey as seen from the ISS.