Bering Sea monster storm hits Alaska as wind gusts reach 122 MPH and waves 40ft in the Aleutian Islands

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The Bering Sea monster Storm is already among the strongest non-tropical cyclones on record with wind gusts hitting 122 MPH in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

Here some particularly frightening satellite pictures by CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison of this insane hurricane.

A very intense storm battered Alaska’s Aleutian Islands this weekend.

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The cyclone had an estimated atmospheric pressure among the lowest on record for the northern Pacific – 924 millibars at 9 p.m. Alaska time on Saturday night.

The storm produced some ferocious winds in the Aleutian Islands with sustained winds reaching 94 mph and gusts topping out at 122 mph between 8:16 p.m. and 11:56 p.m. Saturday.

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Wave of 40 feet were measured in the Bering Sea as a result of the hurricane-force winds.

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The storm was weakening on Monday morning. However, its pressure was still very low – 950 millibars.

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And on video this hurricane looks like a giant black hole sucking everything on its path:

Given its extreme intensity, the area of low pressure made for an extraordinary sight on satellite imagery.

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