NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space ZlotoNews

Astronaut Ricky Arnold captured this image of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Monday

Hurricane Florence Seen From Space

NASA also shared a video of the Category 4 storm from the International Space Station.

"This photo shows the enormous size of Hurricane Florence, taken with a wide-angle lens from the International Space Station, almost 250 miles directly above the eye of the storm", they tweeted.

"I have just been informed that this is one of the worst hurricanes that came to the East coast for many years".

"Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane?" he said.

A storm's a-brewin' - and NASA has it on tape.

On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas Tuesday and Wednesday, and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday. Forecasters said Florence could become an extremely risky major hurricane sometime Monday and remain that way for days.

As Hurricane Florence continues barreling toward the Carolinas, NASA has posted a remarkable video of the storm with winds approaching 130 miles per hour.

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European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped some photos of his own to share on Twitter on Wednesday.

Florence is now a powerful Category 3 storm with winds of 125mph, and is expected to strengthen before making landfall along the Carolina coast later this week.

A camera aboard the International Space Station recorded video of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday morning, when it was about 500 miles offshore.

A new photo of the hurricane, taken from almost 250 miles above it, shows just how big it is.

Around 1 million people were expected to evacuate from communities along South Carolina's entire coastline after Governor Henry McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation order on Tuesday, September 11.

This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT.

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