An animation of NOAA satellite observations from August 28 at 4:45 p.m.EDT through August 31 at 4:45 p.m. EDT shows Katia's growth from atropical storm into a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale.On September 1, Katia's maximum sustained winds were 75 mph and she wasover 1,000 miles east of the Leeward Islands. The GOES-13 cloud imagesare overlaid on a true-color NASA/MODIS map. Storm data from NOAA'sGOES-13 satellite.
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