Satellite Imagery Shows Eye of Hurricane Dorian Sweeping Across Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian continued to slam the Bahamas on September 2, bringing maximum sustained winds of up to 185 mph, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

These satellite images and graphics, courtesy of NOAA, showcase the eye of Hurricane Dorian and the ring of lightning surrounding it from September 1 and 2.

The National Hurricane Center predicted a “prolonged period of catastrophic winds and storm surge” as Dorian moved through the Bahamas, as well as “dangerous hurricane-force winds” that would impact the coasts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina throughout the week. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via Storyful