NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured this image of Hurricane Sandy battering the U.S. East coast this morning, Monday, Oct. 29 at 9:10 a.m. EDT.
At 8 a.m. EDT the National Hurricane Center noted that the center of Hurricane Sandy was located about 310 miles south-southeast of New York City, moving north-northwest at 20 mph.
The maximum sustained winds are now exceeding 85 mph. Tropical Storm force winds extend almost 500 miles from the center, making those winds 1,000 miles in diameter.
October 28, 2012 12:33 PM PDT
Photo by: NASA GOES Project Text: NASA/Rob Gutro
| Caption by: James Martin
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