Tropical Storm "Kate" September 1, grew into a hurricane first-degree Saffir-Simpson scale, and was second in the 2011 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean after the hurricane "Irene".
NASA satellites give us a unique opportunity to observe the hurricane "Kate."
According to the National Observatory for storms, wind speed accompanying cyclonic storm "Kate" on Thursday night exceeded 120 kilometers per hour. This wind speed and translated "Kate" in the status of the hurricane.
How destructive a hurricane would still difficult to predict.
Currently, Kate is more than three thousand kilometers to the east coast of the U.S..