Hurricane Irene as seen from International Space Station (Ron Garan/NASA)

Hurricane #Irene #FromSpace as it passed though the Caribbean yesterday (8/22/11) @ 7:34pm GMT Plz Be Prepared than a minute ago via Twitpic Favorite Retweet ReplyRon Garan

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Not satisfied with a snapshot of Irene? Here’s its whole life cycle to date in motion, courtesy NOAA’s Environmental Visualization Laboratory:

Last, but not least, Irene’s eye is beginning to emerge from the central dense overcast in the very latest visible satellite imagery - an indication of intensification: