VIDEO: HURRICANE FLORENCE FROM SPACE
Full coverage of Hurricane Florence
As he posted the awe-inspiring shots earlier in the week, Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency wrote that staring down "the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane" is "chilling, even from space."
Gerst isn't the only one sharing compelling images of the monster storm. NOAA posted GIFs from the GOES East satellite, including a lightning map of several systems over the Atlantic.
Check out all the lightning activity in #HurricaneFlorence, Tropical Storm #Isaac and Hurricane #Helene, seen from the #GOESEast Geostationary Lightning Mapper this morning. pic.twitter.com/OuKhwjzbU3— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) September 11, 2018
See the latest video of Florence from space in the video above.