Update Sept. 10: Hurricane Irma is now battering the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph as it moves up along Florida's west coast. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellites have been capturing imagery of hurricanes Irma, Jose and the now Tropical Storm Katia since they first began to form in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Cameras on the International Space Station have also shown Hurricane Irma through the eyes of astronauts. Scroll down to see the latest videos of Hurricane Irma, as well as Jose and Katia. See complete Hurricane Irma coverage from our sister site Live Science.
Sept. 10: Hurricane Irma covers Florida, Hurricane Jose moves away from Caribbean
NOAA GOES-13 satellite's view of hurricanes Irma and Jose from 8:15 p.m. EDT on Sept. 9 to 6:45 a.m. EDT on Sept. 10.
Late Sept. 9: Hurricane Irma over Florida
NOAA GOES-13 satellite's view of hurricanes Irma and Jose from 8:45 p.m. EDT on Sept. 8 to 8:45 p.m. EDT on Sept. 9.
Sept. 9: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia
NOAA GOES-13's view of the storms from Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, 2017. Irma hit Cuba as a Category 5 hurricane but has since weakened to a still powerful and dangerous Category 4 storm. It is expected to strengthen again as it approaches the U.S. mainland in Florida. Hurricane Jose is a Category 4 hurricane, and Katia was downgraded to a tropical storm.
Sept. 8: Hurricanes Jose and Irma from the International Space Station:
The space station's external cameras captured imagery of the two storms.
Sept. 4-8: Unusual Lightning Around Hurricane Irma's Eye
NOAA's GOES-16 satellite's Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) has captured imagery of lightning flashes in the churning clouds of Hurricane Irma over the course of 80 hours (Sept. 4-8, 2017). "Hurricanes don't often exhibit a great deal of lightning, because their winds are mostly horizontal, not vertical," according to NOAA.
Sept. 7-8: NOAA GOES-13 satellite
As of Sept. 8, Irma is a Category 4 hurricane, Jose is a Category 3 hurricane and Katia is a Category 1 hurricane.
Sept. 7: Hurricane Irma from the International Space Station
Irma was a Category 5 hurricane when this video was shot.
Sept. 4-7: Irma and Jose
Watch as Jose develops into a hurricane behind Irma.
Sept. 5-6: Hurricane Irma Envelops Caribbean Islands
Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis, the British Virgin Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands and more Caribbean islands come under Hurricane Irma's wrath.
Sept. 5: Hurricane Irma from Space Station
Sept. 2-5: Watch Hurricane Irma Turn Into Category 5 Storm