1. Hurricane Willa approaching the west coast of Mexico

Hurricane Willa approaching the west coast of Mexico

Image captured on 22 October 2018, by the VIIRS instrument, on board the joint NOAA/NASA Suomi-NPP satellite.

Hurricane Willa approaching west coast of Mexico on 22 October 2018 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS)

This night time image shows Hurricane Willa approaching the west coast of Mexico. This image was acquired on 22 October 2018 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument, on board the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite. The image is a night time image from the VIIRS instrument's Day/Night Band using enhanced near constant contrast.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2019 at 5:07 PM EDT