Stan developed from Tropical Depression Twenty in the Caribbean Sea.
Stan track on SST image of the Gulf of Mexico from 3
October (342 Kb)
This image represents the average composite sea surface temperature (SST)
derived from NOAA satellite AVHRR data over the 7 days ending 3
The averaging is done to remove clouds. The temperature scale for SST is 26C
to 32C. The track of Stan is overlaid on this image.