Video: Satellite Animation Sees Major Hurricane Irma Approaching Leeward Islands

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This animation of NOAA's GOES East satellite imagery from Sept. 2 at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 UTC) to Sept. 5 ending at 7:15 a.m. CDT (1115 UTC) shows Hurricane Irma move west toward the Leeward Islands and strengthen to a Category 5 storm on Sept. 5. Credit: NASA-NOAA GOES Project