Isabel formed in the tropical Atlantic Ocean.
track overlaid on SST image (260 Kb). This image represents the
average composite sea surface temperature (SST) derived from NOAA
satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 9 September 2003. The averaging
is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is 20C to 32C.
Note the cool wake left by Hurricane Fabian.
NWS Morehead, NC, radar
from 16:44 UT on 18 September This image shows the eye of Isabel