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Hurricane Barry Makes Landfall in Louisiana
UPDATE 7/17/19: This GPM IMERG animation shows rainfall accumulations from #HurricaneBarry in the Gulf of Mexico from July 11-16, 2019. Learn more: https://t.co/1QjFLDbD0k pic.twitter.com/CC7J0AsSTW — NASA Precipitation (@NASARain) July 17, 2019 This 6-day animation shows the heavy precipitation that Hurricane Barry (2019) producing from July 11 to 16 in the Gulf of Mexico and the South Central U.S.  While forecasters were initially concerned that the largest accumulations would extend...
GPM Sees Tropical Storm Hector Forming
Tropical storm Hector was forming in the eastern Pacific Ocean southwest of Mexico when the GPM core observatory satellite passed over on July 31,...

 

GPM IMERG Adds Up Heavy Rainfall Over the U.S. East Coast
A stalled weather pattern led to persistent showers and thunderstorms moving up the eastern seaboard last week, resulting in significant rainfall...

 

GPM Flies Over Typhoon Jongdari Twice
7/27/18 Having both deepened in central pressure and broadened in precipitation shield, Jongdari is steadily intensifying as it churns towards the...

 

Flooding Rainfall Over the U.S. East Coast Examined by GPM
Flood watches and warnings have been issued today for states from North Carolina through New York. Major flooding of rivers and streams is forecast...

 

Tropical Storm Ampil's Rainfall Evaluated With GPM Satellite Data
Tropical storm AMPIL was moving toward the northwest with winds of about 50 kts (57.5 mph) when the GPM core observatory satellite flew above on July...

 

India's Deadly Monsoon Rainfall Measured With IMERG
India's southwest monsoon (summer rainy season) normally occurs between June and September. This year's monsoon has been assessed as average but...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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