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Nasa-Noaa's Suomi Npp Satellite Sees Record-Breaking Hurricane Patricia

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Hurricane Patricia

When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Patricia on October 23 at 5:23 a.m. EDT the VIIRS instrument that flies aboard Suomi NPP looked at the storm in infrared light. Cloud top temperatures of thunderstorms around the eyewall were near minus 90


On October 23, a Hurricane Warning was in effect from San Blas to Punta San Telmo.

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