Argo Group Gold Cup Survives Gonzalo

Argo19-398dc163-7831-4b71-9bbb-7812791c06f7Argo Group Gold Cup has survived Hurricane Gonzalo. The blustery tempest hit Bermuda hard but couldn’t knock out the Argo Group Gold Cup. The start of Argo Group Gold Cup racing is Wednesday Oct. 22.  The Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup will start on Oct. 23 as scheduled. The Family Festival of Sail will be rescheduled to Oct. 26. ©Talbot Wilson.

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Ana (Central Pacific)

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NOAA’s GOES-East satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Ana approaching Hawaii in the Central Pacific Ocean on Oct. 17 at 1500 UTC (11 a.m. EDT).
Image Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

NOAA’s GOES-West satellite captured an image of Tropical Storm Ana that showed the outer clouds were already reaching the big island by 11 a.m. EDT and the storm resembled a giant question mark.

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Gonzalo (Atlantic Ocean)


On Oct. 16 at 17:45 UTC (1:45 p.m. EDT) NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of Hurricane Gonzalo (08L) in the Atlantic Ocean.
Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Satellites See Major Hurricane Gonzalo Slamming Bermuda

NASA and NOAA satellite imagery at 2 p.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 17 showed Major Hurricane Gonzalo nearing landfall on the southern side of Bermuda. NOAA’s GOES-East satellite saw a more ragged eye on the approach. NASA compiled the imagery from a couple of days into a video that shows the progression of the hurricane as it began landfalling.

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Hurricane Gonzalo Viewed From the International Space Station

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This image of Hurricane Gonzalo was taken from the International Space Station by European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst on Oct. 16, 2014. In addition to the crew Earth observations from the space station, NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing continuous coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo as it moves toward Bermuda.

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Image Credit: Alexander Gerst/ESA/NASA