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Description:This Sept. 1 afternoon infrared image from NASA's Aqua spacecraft shows Hurricane Gustav about four hours after the Category Two storm slammed into the Louisiana coast, Sept. 1, 2008.
At the time of this image, Gustav's maximum sustained winds were near 110 mph. Hurricane force winds extended outward up to 70 miles. His center was near latitude 28.9 north and longitude 90.4 west or about 80 miles south-southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana and about 130 miles southeast of Lafayette, Louisiana. This position was also about 20 miles southwest of Port Fourchon along the Louisiana coast.
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Content Providers(s):NASA, JPL/ Text: Rob Gutro/Goddard Space Flight Center
Creation Date:2008
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Links:National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (NASA): Hurricane Season 2008: Hurricane Gustav (Central Caribbean)
National Weather Service - National Hurricane Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Emergency Preparedness and Response; Natural Disasters & Severe Weather: Hurricanes: Plus Cyclones, Typhoons & Others Tropical Storms
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