Big Storm and Little Storm: Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Jose

Posted on August 28, 2011

Irene and Jose Big Storm and Little Storm

Hurricanes come in different shapes and sizes. This is evident in the photograph above which shows Hurricane Irene approaching New York City and little Tropical Storm Jose, which is near Bermuda. Hurricane Irene's tropical storm force winds extend out for up to 320 miles, while Jose's winds extend out for up to 50 miles according to the National Hurricane Center.

Photo: NASA

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