Thankfully, the crew had some tools at their disposal to snap a wide-angle view of the hurricane, and boy is it a insane sight.
A high-definition camera outside the International Space Station captured video Tuesday.
Now a major hurricane with winds of 115 miles an hour and increasing, the National Hurricane Center says Florence's forecast track will take the system over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas Tuesday and Wednesday, and Florence will approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday.
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped some photos of his own to share on Twitter on Wednesday.
Hurricane Florence has reportedly been causing 80-plus feet waves.
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Because Hurricane Florence is so unbelievably massive, astronauts had to use a super wide-angle lens to capture photographs of the monstrous storm from space.
"The crew of @Space_Station is thinking of those who will be affected", Arnold said in a tweet.
Those mechanical eyes in the sky can track rainfall, the track of the storm, and other metrics helpful for forecasters keeping people updated on the ground. The hurricane is expected to reach 150 miles per hour before landfall Thursday night.
"Some strengthening is forecast through tonight".
On Wednesday, at the moment of the US National Hurricane Center announcement, Hurricane Florence was at about 335 miles (540 kilometers) away off the US East Coast, more specifically, right at the southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina.