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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 Probes Tropical Storm Maliksi
The GPM core observatory satellite had an excellent view of tropical storm MALIKSI when it passed over southern Japan on June 10, 2018 at 1759 UTC...

 

GPM Radar Views Powerful Convective Storms over Saudi Arabia
View full-screen in STORM Event Viewer Saudi Arabia is not thought of as a region rife with intense thunderstorms, but its southwestern region...

 

GPM Flies Over Intensifying Hurricane Aletta
As expected, tropical storm Aletta intensified and became a hurricane. Aletta was a powerful hurricane with winds of about 85 kts (98 mph) when the...

 

Tropical Storm Aletta Forms In Eastern Pacific
Early today Tropical Depression Two-E was upgraded to tropical storm Aletta. This is the first tropical storm of the 2018 eastern North Pacific...

 

Two Cyclones Hit Somalia and Oman Within a Week
The first cyclone to strike the area, Sagar, formed from an area of thunderstorm activity located in the western Arabian Sea south of the island of...

 

Alberto formed out of a broad area of low pressure at the surface that was located over and around the Yucatan Peninsula. Because the area of low...

 

Forming Subtropical Storm Alberto Examined With GPM
At 10:00 AM CDT today the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded low pressure center (90L) to Subtropical Storm Alberto. Alberto moved over the...

 

Tropical Cyclone MEKUNU Examined With GPM Satellite
The second tropical cyclone in less than a week has formed in the western Arabian Sea early on May 22, 2018. This tropical cyclone called MEKUNU is...

 

Heavy Rainfall Across the U.S. Measured by GPM IMERG
For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid...

 

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