Hurricane Roslyn

Hurricane Roslyn

Tropical Storm Roslyn formed on October 20th, 2022 in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Roslyn strengthened into a hurricane late on October 21st with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.

On October 22nd, Roslyn rapidly intensified into a category four storm with winds of 130 mph.

Early on October 23rd, Roslyn made landfall in northern Nayarit Mexico as a category four hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph. Roslyn hit the low-populated area between Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan.  According to local media reports, two people died during the storm, after taking shelter in unstable structures that collapsed. Those deaths were not confirmed by the state.

Roslyn made landfall near the village of Santa Cruz and San Blas, a fishing village. Across Mexico, 150,000 homes were reported to have lost power due to the storm.

In Puerto Vallarta, the storm caused some minor damage to resorts in the area.

Visit the National Hurricane Center for archived information and forecasts of Roslyn.

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Contributions by: Allie Seibel

Satellite imagery of this event:

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High Resolution Imagery Shows Roslyn's Fierce Eye

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High resolution visible satellite imagery shows Hurricane Roslyn’s fierce eye and eye wall.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)

Hurricane Roslyn Rapidly Intensifies into a Category Four Storm

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A 36-hour time lapse showing Hurricane Roslyn rapidly intensifying into a category four storm.


Satellite: GOES-18

Product: Infrared (band 11)

Tropical Storm Roslyn Maintains Intensity

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Roslyn swirls in the Eastern Pacific as a tropical storm.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)

Convection Bubbles within Tropical Storm Roslyn

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Convection within Tropical Storm Roslyn as sunlight fades.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)

Tropical Depression Nineteen-E Strengthens into Tropical Storm Roslyn

Description:

A twenty four hour time lapse of Tropical Depression Nineteen-E strengthening into Tropical Storm Roslyn.


Satellite: GOES-18

Product: GeoColor

Sunrise on Tropical Storm Roslyn in the Eastern Pacific

Description:

A high resolution view of Tropical Storm Roslyn in the Eastern Pacific.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)