Last update: August 26th, 2019 at 6:00 am
Tropical Storm Emilia off Baja California. The Baja California as it moved northwest into the Pacific Ocean on July 26, 2006. When the MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image at 1:35 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
Although had sustained winds of 100 kilometers per hour with stronger gusts. Though these winds were still about ten miles per hour under hurricane status.
In the hours after this image was taken, Emilia moved out over the Pacific Ocean and degraded into a tropical depression, said the National Hurricane Baja Californiathe northernmost state of Mexico.
It is sometimes informally referred to as Baja California Norte to distinguish it from the Baja California peninsula. which it forms the northern half.and Baja California Sur, which forms the southern half of the peninsula.