Tropical Storm Ophelia

Tropical Storm Ophelia

Tropical Storm Ophelia was a tropical storm that brought flooding rains and gusty winds to the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic US.

Updated information and forecasts can be found via the National Hurricane Center.

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Satellite imagery of this event:

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Ophelia Makes Landfall

Description:

Ophelia makes landfall in North Carolina.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)

Tropical Storm Ophelia Bears Down on North Carolina

Description:

A strengthening Tropical Storm Ophelia bears down on the North Carolina coast.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor GLM Group Energy Density

Ophelia seen by VIIRS

Description:

This detailed view of Tropical Storm Ophelia off the coast of North Carolina was caught by polar orbiting satellites this afternoon.


Satellite: NOAA-20 NOAA-21 S-NPP

Product: Infrared (band m15) Visible (m5)

Instrument: VIIRS

Ophelia Becomes a Tropical Storm

Description:

Tropical Storm Ophelia forms off the coast of North Carolina. The system is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to the southeast and mid-Atlantic U.S. coasts, including life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor

Lightning within Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen

Description:

Lightning within the convection of Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen moving towards the North Carolina coastline.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GLM Group Energy Density Visible (band 2)

Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen Forms off Southeast Coast

Description:

Sunrise on the newly formed tropical system along the Southeast United States coast.


Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor