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08/23/2018 07:51 am ET

This Is How Powerful Hurricane Lane Looks From Space

The Category 4 storm is swirling toward Hawaii.

These stunning images capture the terrifying power of Hurricane Lane, which is currently swirling with winds of around 145 mph toward Hawaii.

The Category 4 storm is expected to bring “large amounts of rain, flooding and high winds” to the islands from Thursday through Saturday, per Gov. David Ige.

NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. astronaut Ricky Arnold (who is on board the International Space Station) have all shared footage and videos of the storm from space:

A photo taken from the International Space Station and moved on social media by astronaut Ricky Arnold shows Hurricane Lane i
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A photo taken from the International Space Station and moved on social media by astronaut Ricky Arnold shows Hurricane Lane in the early morning hours near Hawaii on Aug. 22, 2018.
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