Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: Terra passed over Gordon on Aug. 16, 2012, at 10:25 a.m. EDT (1425 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument captured a visible image of the storm. The image showed that the bulk of Gordon's clouds were pushed to the north and northeast as a result of southwesterly wind shear.
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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