Hurricane Wilma MODIS Close-Up

  • Released Thursday, October 20, 2005

The Terra/MODIS and NOAA/GOES instruments captured this view of Hurricane Wilma on October 19, 2005 at 1640Z. At this time, Hurricane Wilma had a record minimum central pressure of 882 millibars and sustained winds of 150 knots (172 mph). Hurricane Wilma is the strongest, most intense Atlantic Hurricane in terms of barometric pressure and the most rapidly strengthening Atlantic storm on record.


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This page was originally published on Thursday, October 20, 2005.
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