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Hurricane Lee

RAMMB Weekly Update

Satellite visuals created in CIRA’s Satellite Library were downloaded and featured in several news articles to highlight Hurricane Lee and its track across the Atlantic Ocean. More information and links can be found below. (POC: S. Miller,, D. Smith, K. Erickson,, J. Reiter,, CIRA) Funding: GOES-R

ABC News – Good Morning America: “Hurricane Lee becomes rare storm to rapidly intensify from Cat 1 to Cat 5 in 24 hours”,

Washington Post: “Lee remains major hurricane as risk of impacts in New England grows”,


Where and When Hurricane Lee Will Make U.S. Landfall”,

“Hurricane Lee Satellite Image Shows Sheer Scale of Category 5 Storm”,

Yahoo! News:

Hurricane Lee Expected to Bring Tropical Storm Conditions to Northeastern US”,

Hurricane Lee is ‘growing in size’ with flood threat for New England: Live forecast”,

Daily Mail: “Hurricane Lee’s now spans 345 MILES as the storm barrels towards the US East Coast – as Long Island and Cape Cod braces for floods”,

The Daily Caller:

Hurricane Margot Downgraded As Another Storm Ramps Up Energy For Coming Weeks”,

“Two Major Hurricanes Form Over Atlantic”,

GOES-E/W Daily Loop

Storm Agnes Strengthens as it Approaches Britain
RAMMB-CIRA Satellite Library
GOES-E/W Loop of the day - History

Data Products

The Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB) of NOAA/NESDIS conducts research on the use of satellite data to improve analysis, forecasts and warnings for regional and mesoscale meteorological events. RAMMB is co-located with the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.