NOAA GOES East Hurricane Tracking SECTOR Water Vapor Image over Dominican Republic.
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Hurricane water vapor and tracking maps of the Caribbean area and The Dominican Republic - Hispaniola. You can watch the skies and see the clouds and many times the eye of the storm in real time.
NOAA Caribbean Water Vapor Color enhanced imagery. Water Vapor, IR Channel 3 with color enhancement. It is the same as above but in color.
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Dr. Jeff Masters live blog with very informative reports of active storms and weather. Jeff co-founded the Weather Underground in 1995 while working on his Ph.D. He flew with the NOAA Hurricane Hunters from 1986-1990.
Link for information on Hurricane David at Hurricane City (born August 31-died September 4, 1974) hit Dominican Republic September 1, 1979. The storms highest wind speed was 174 MPH and was the strongest storm to hit Dominican Republic since 1930
This is a picture of Tropical Storm Jeanne when it briefly reached hurricane strength passing over Dominican Republic on September 16, 2004. This picture was taken at 1:55 p.m. Dominican time while the storm had sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour (75 mph) with stronger gusts, and was moving west at 11 km/hr (7 mph). Jeanne was down graded to a tropical storm after its encounter with the island of Hispaniola.
This is a large picture and Dominican Republic is marked. Click on the picture to enlarge. Picture provided by Visible Earth at NASA