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This Hurricane Dorian photo taken from space shows ‘power of the storm’

The photo has gone viral, earning more than 21,000 likes and 6,000 retweets on Twitter.

A United States Coast Guard helicopter flies over the areas affected by Hurricane Dorian, as a catamaran thrown onshore by the hurricane lays stranded on a submerged highway near Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Tuesday Sept. 3, 2019.
Ramon Espinosa, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — NASA astronaut Nick Hague shared a photo from the International Space Station that showed the eye of Hurricane Dorian.

“The eye of #HurricaneDorain. You can feel the power of the storm when you stare into its eye from above. Stay safe everyone!” Hague tweeted on Sept. 2.

The photo has gone viral, earning more than 21,000 likes and 6,000 retweets on Twitter.

Dorian was a Category 5 storm that hit the Bahamas over the weekend. The hurricane stalled there and slowly moved north toward the southeastern United States. Now, the storm is a Category 2 and could hit Florida and Georgia, according to CNN. The storm could move westward to slam either North or South Carolina.

Rain will continue to plague Florida, southeast Georgia and the Carolinas over the next few days.

“Along with heavy rain and stronger winds gusts, rotating cells within these bands are capable of spawning short-lived, fast-moving tornadoes,” according to The Weather Channel.