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NASA photos of hurricanes seen from space

By: Katherine Butler on Oct. 16, 2009, 5:22 p.m.
Hurricane Jeanne

Photo: NASA

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Hurricane Jeanne (2004)

The 2.8 million Floridians who evacuated Hurricane Frances in 2004 didn't have much time to regroup before Hurricane Jeanne came knocking. When this image was shot from the space station on Sept. 25, 2004, Jeanne's 60-mile-wide eye was about six hours away from making landfall near Stuart, Fla. — almost exactly the same place Frances had hit three weeks earlier.

• Lifespan: Sept. 13-27, 2004

• Max. wind speed: 120 mph (Category 3)