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Tropical Storm Colin – Satellite Images

Posted by feww on August 4, 2010

Tropical Depression Four Strengthens into Tropical Storm Colin

Colin is the third tropical storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.

TS COLIN – IR (NHC Enhancement) Satellite Image. Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.

TS COLIN Summary of status at 5:45UTC on August 04, 2010 [Estimated by Fire-Earth]

  • Location: Near 16.9N 57.5W
  • Position: About 465 km (250NM) NNE (27.3 degrees) of Barbados
  • Max Sustained Winds: 60 km/hr
  • Wind Gusts: 85 km/hr
  • Movement: WNW (290 degrees) at 30 km/hr
  • Max Wave Heights: 1.2m (4 feet)

A natural-color image of Tropical Storm Colin captured by MODIS on NASA’s Terra on 9:40 a.m. EDT (13:40 UTC). Click image to enlarge.
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Image shows the storm’s rainfall amounts, as measured by NASA’s TRMM, on August 2, 2010. Source: NASA. Click image to enlarge. Download large image (121 KB, JPEG)

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