Hurricane Idalia from Space

Hurricane Idalia in the Gulf of Mexico viewed from the International Space Station 261 miles above Earth on Aug. 29, 2023.

Hurricane Idalia made landfall over the Big Bend region of Florida on the morning of Aug. 30, 2023, as a category 3 storm. Winds measured 205 kilometers (125 miles) per hour as the storm reached land. Watch an animation of the storm’s wind field.

Image Credit NASA

Editor: Mark Garcia