Super Typhoon Vongfong images…are pretty super

When you put the violent potential of Super Typhoon “Vongfong” aside…you can see some spectacular images courtesy of NOAA.

A look at Super Typhoone "Vongfong" from NOAA's Terra/MODIS satellite.
A look at Super Typhoone “Vongfong” from NOAA’s Terra/MODIS satellite.
Close up of 1km resolution image from NOAA's Terra/MODIS satellite.
Close up of 1km resolution image from NOAA’s Terra/MODIS satellite.
1km resolution image of Vongfong's eye via NOAA's Terra/MODIS satellite.
1km resolution image of Vongfong’s eye via NOAA’s Terra/MODIS satellite.

Some “beautiful” images for a meteorologist or weather enthusiast to view taken 10/08/2014 02:15 UTC.

Vongfong current image

For the latest track on “Vongfong” here is a link to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Meanwhile, the Atlantic basin remain relatively quiet. Here is the “ACE” so far this year…only 41% of “normal” year-to-date.

2014 Accumulated Cyclone Energy courtesy Weatherbell.com
2014 Accumulated Cyclone Energy courtesy Weatherbell.com

Here is an explanation of ACE from NOAA.

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