NASA animation sees Post-Tropical Storm Andrea speed away

Jun 10, 2013

Post-Tropical cyclone Andrea's remnants sped into the North Atlantic Ocean over the weekend of June 8 and 9. NOAA's GOES-14 satellite data was used to create an animation of imagery that showed Andrea's movement from off the Maine coast through Atlantic Canada and into the Northern Atlantic Ocean. The animation was created by the NASA GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. NOAA operates and manages the GOES series of satellites.

The last official position of Andrea was on June 8 at 11 a.m. EDT. Andrea's center at that time was near 43.6 north and 68.8 west, about 265 miles (430 km) west-southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, or 75 miles) 120 km) east of Portland, Maine. Andrea was zipping to the northeast at 34 knots (39.3 mph/62.9 kph)! Post-tropical cyclone Andrea's winds were still tropical storm strength, near 40 knots (46 mph/74 kph).

This video is not supported by your browser at this time.
This animation of GOES-14 satellite data from Saturday, June 8, through Monday, June 10 at 7:31 a.m. EDT shows Post-Tropical Storm Andrea's movement. On June 8, Andrea was centered off the coast of Maine, and by June 10, its remnants were over the North Atlantic Ocean. Credit: Credit: NASA GOES Project

The reported that Portland, Maine received 0.99 inch of rain from Post-Tropical Storm Andrea.

Explore further: NASA sees Genevieve squeezed between 3 tropical systems

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

NASA sees heavy rainfall in tropical storm Andrea

Jun 06, 2013

NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Tropical Storm Andrea right after it was named, while NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of the storm's reach hours beforehand. TRMM measures rainfall from space ...

Recommended for you

Cordilleran terrane collage

4 hours ago

In the August 2014 issue of Lithosphere, Steve Israel of the Yukon Geological Survey and colleagues provide conclusions regarding the North American Cordillera that they say "are provocative in that they b ...

NASA sees Tropical Storm Halong's 'best side'

6 hours ago

NASA satellite data showed Tropical Storm Halong's "best side" or most powerful side was east of its center. That's where the coldest cloud top temperatures and strongest thunderstorms appeared on satellite ...

User comments : 0