Extreme Weather News

GPM Examines Threatening Tropical Disturbance
On August 25, 2016 at 0716 UTC (3:16 AM EDT) the GPM core observatory satellite had an excellent look at an area of low pressure associated with a tropical wave moving past the northern Dominican Republic. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has been monitoring this area of disturbed weather for potential development into a tropical cyclone. This low is predicted by the NHC to produce heavy rainfall as it continues moving toward the northeast. The development of a tropical storm or hurricane...
GPM Examines Threatening Tropical Disturbance
On August 25, 2016 at 0716 UTC (3:16 AM EDT) the GPM core observatory satellite had an excellent look at an area of low pressure associated with a...

 

Gaston Hovers Around Hurricane Intensity as it Moves into the Central Atlantic
Gaston became the 3rd hurricane of the season early this morning (just after midnight EDT) as the storm was moving northwestward into the Central...

 

Typhoon Lionrock's Intensification Seen By GPM
Since August 15, 2016 Japan has been by hit by three tropical cyclones called Mindulle, Chantu and Kompasu. Tropical cyclone Lionrock may be the...

 

GPM Observes Tropical Storm Gaston's Development
Tropical storm Gaston became the 7th named tropical storm in the Atlantic Ocean after forming southwest of the Cape Verde Islands on Monday evening...

 

The first typhoon in the western Pacific Ocean (NEPARTAK) didn't form until July this year. Since then tropical cyclone activity has increased...

 

GPM Satellite Sees Forming Atlantic Tropical Depression
Tropical Depression Six (TD06L) formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean southwest of the Cape Verde Islands late Tuesday evening. TD06L has become...

 

Deadly Flooding Gulf Coast Rainfall Measured By NASA's IMERG
An extremely severe rainfall event hit the states of Louisiana and southern Mississippi when a very slow moving low pressure system continuously...

 

Extreme Rainfall Along the Gulf Coast Measured by IMERG
For the better part of a week, a persistent, mid-level area of low pressure has been tapping into warm, moist air to produce stormy weather in the...

 

Deadly Hurricane Earl's Rainfall Measured With IMERG
Hurricane Earl began as a tropical wave that was tracked by the National Hurricane Surface (NHC) from the African Coast to the Caribbean Sea. The...

 

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