Hurricane Fran, the second hurricane to make U.S. landfall in 1996, is seen just north of Cuba on September 2 in this satellite view.

This image was derived from the visible, near and thermal IR bands from the AVHRR aboard the NOAA-14 satellite. It was created by draping an RGB image over a digital elevation model (DEM) generated from cloud top temperatures. The DEM was derived from an inverted channel 4 band (thermal IR) while the RGB image was created using channel 4, channel 2 (near IR) , and channel 1 (visible). The perspective view represents an elevation of 86° from horizontal. The date of this scene is September 2, 1996 at 18:13 UTC.

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