Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: When NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific on Sept. 17 at 3:25 p.m. EDT the satellite captured a close-up of Hurricane Lane. Lane's eye appears obscured by clouds, and towering thunderstorms are wrapped tightly around the center of circulation.
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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