Extreme Weather

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GPM Sees Weekend Texas Tornadoes
Stormy spring weather over the Southwest popping up during the past weekend with at least twenty tornadoes sightings over Texas on Sunday April 26...

 

A GPM View of Tornado Spawning Thunderstorms
Twelve tornado sightings reported to NOAA yesterday were associated with severe thunderstorms extending from the Texas Gulf coast, through Oklahoma...

 

GPM Sees Remnants of Joalane
The GPM core observatory satellite had a last look at the remnants of Cyclone Joalane in the South Indian Ocean on April 14, 2015 at 1135 UTC (...

 

TRMM Measures Rainfall In Ikola And Joalane
Since being launched in November 1997 the TRMM satellite produced huge volumes of precise precipitation measurements for use in climatology . Near...

 

GPM Looks Into Cyclone Joalane's Eye
Cyclone Joalane had developed a small clear eye when the GPM core observatory satellite passed above on April 7, 2015 at 1436 UTC. GPM's Microwave...

 

GPM Measures Rain in Cyclone Joalane
Two powerful tropical cyclones called Ikola and Joalane are now moving through the South Indian Ocean. The GPM core observatory satellite...

 

Cyclone Ikola
The TRMM satellite's Microwave Imager (TMI) instrument collected data used in this rainfall analysis when the satellite flew over tropical storm...

 

GPM Saw Deadly Maysak Approaching The Philippines
Typhoon Maysak caused the reported deaths five people in the Federated States of Micronesia and as a tropical storm killed seven others when...

 

Tropical Depression Five Forms
As typhoon Maysak heads toward the Philippines yet another tropical cyclone was born today in the the Pacific Ocean west of Pohnpei. The GPM core...

 

Typhoon MAYSAK Starts Weakening
The GPM core observatory satellite passed above typhoon Maysak in the western Pacific Ocean on April 2, 2015 at 2343 UTC. GPM's Microwave...

 

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