Hurricane Patricia from Space
About an hour ago, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this image of Hurricane Patricia approaching Mexico from his vantage point on the International Space Station. "It's massive. Be careful!" he said. The storm's record-breaking winds, low central pressure, and its unusually rapid intensification has meteorologists using words like "stunning, historic, mind-boggling, and catastrophic" to describe the storm.
See Kelly's tweet at http://go.nasa.gov/1MaUO0M
Read the latest public advisory from the National Hurricane Center http://go.nasa.gov/1MaUO0W
Read about how climate change may be strengthening hurricanes athttp://go.nasa.gov/1NXSbWF
Read about the way that El Nino affects hurricanes from NOAA at http://go.nasa.gov/1NXSbWJ
Read more from Jeff Masters at Weather Underground athttp://go.nasa.gov/1MaUOhg
Read more hurricane updates from NASA at http://go.nasa.gov/1NXSbWR