NASA Astronaut Posts Frightening Photo of Hurricane From Space

Bigger than Katrina, Hurricane Patricia is projected to be the largest ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere.

By Scott Stenholm - Editorial Producer, Larry King Now

The hurricane taking aim at Mexico's Pacific coast is the strongest ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. The storm has forced tens of thousands of people to be evacuated Friday. Meteorologists warn that Hurricane Patricia's 200-mph sustained winds could launch planes, cars, trees, trucks and trains into the air later Friday when it makes landfall.

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo of the storm from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station with the caption, "Hurricane ‪#‎Patricia‬ approaches Mexico. It's massive. Be careful!" 

Photo courtesy: Scott Kelly / NASA

Be careful, indeed... Watch Larry's recent, ten minute interview with Kelly aboard the ISS. 

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