Hurricane Katrina shortly after landfall, August 29, 2005, as captured by NOAA's GOES-12 weather satellite.
NOAA forecasters track hurricanes using real-time data from NOAA’s polar orbiting and geostationary weather satellites, as well as ocean and coastal observing systems and land-based radars. To view more satellite images of Hurricane Katrina, visit www.nnvl.noaa.gov/site-custom/KatrinaGallery.php (Credit: NOAA)
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