Hurricane Linda

Hurricane Linda was a major hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean that formed on August 10th, 2021. Linda peaked as a category 4 hurricane with winds of 130mph, and never made landfall.

The storm’s remnants passed near the Hawaiian islands after weakening. It brought showers to east-facing beaches on the islands, as well as increased surf swells.

The full report of Hurricane Linda can be found via the National Hurricane Center.

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Contributions by: Allie Seibel and Dakota Smith

Satellite imagery of this event:

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Hurricane Linda Becomes Annular

Description:

Linda, still a major hurricane, becomes annular in structure.


Phenomena: Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes

Satellite: GOES-West

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: ABI

Hurricane Linda Peaks in Strength

Description:

A sunrise to sunset view of Hurricane Linda during its peak strength on August 14th.


Phenomena: Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes

Satellite: GOES-West

Product: Visible (band 2)

Instrument: ABI

Close Up of Linda’s Powerful Eye

Description:

A zoomed-in view of Hurricane Linda’s eye.


Phenomena: Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes

Satellite: GOES-West

Product: Visible (band 2)

Instrument: ABI