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Typhoon Maria Makes Landfall
After striking the Ryukyu Islands of Japan and grazing Taiwan with torrential rains, Typhoon Maria made landfall just north of the populous city of Fuzhou, China with sustained winds of 95 knots and a broad shield of precipitation. The storm appears lopsided in the GMI, with much of the deep convection offshore, however, it is still likely to bring a brief period of flooding rains to this part of China before dissipating. View fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer
On the morning of 7/9/18 the GPM Core Observatory satellite flew over powerful Typhoon Maria, observing a donut-shaped eyewall that is somewhat...

 

GPM IMERG Analyzes Rainfall from Powerful Typhoon Prapiroon
The image above shows estimates of accumulated rainfall using IMERG (Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM) data formed during the period...

 

GPM Views Super Typhoon Maria Near Guam
View full screen in STORM Event Viewer. Rapidly intensifying after its genesis near Guam, Super Typhoon Maria featured winds near 130 knots...

 

GPM Views Hurricane Fabio off the Coast of Mexico
View fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Off the southwest coast of Mexico, Hurricane Fabio has winds approaching 80 knots in this overflight, with a...

 

Eastern Pacific Tropical Storm Fabio Examined With GPM Satellite
NASA's GPM core observatory satellite flew above tropical storm FABIO in the eastern Pacific Ocean south of Mexico on June 30, 2018 at 10:46 PM...

 

Tropical Storm Prapiroon Probed By GPM Core Observatory Satellite
Tropical depression 09W was located in the northwest Pacific east of the Philippines when it was upgraded today to tropical storm PRAPIROON. The...

 

Oklahoma Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) Examined With GPM
The GPM Core observatory satellite's passed over Oklahoma on Monday, June 25, 2018 04:08 AM CDT (0508 UTC). The satellite makes measurements of...

 

Southern Texas' Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG
Extremely heavy rainfall caused a flash flood emergency over southern Texas this week. More than 15 inches (381 mm) of rain fell in Hidalgo County,...

 

GPM Satellite Probes Storms In The Western Gulf Of Mexico
A mid-level and surface trough over southern Texas is producing heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is expected to continue in the area through...

 

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