Rainfall From Hurricane Fay and Gonzalo

Hurricane Fay battered Bermuda on October 12, 2014. The following Friday powerful Hurricane Gonzalo passed directly over the island on Friday October 17, 2014 causing flooding and damage to many structures. The remnants of Gonzalo also pounded the British Islands with winds exceeding 70 mph causing the death of at least one person. This image shows an analysis of rainfall around Fay and Gonzalo as they moved through the central Atlantic Ocean and over Bermuda. The analysis was based on near real time TRMM-based precipitation estimates (TMPA) that were produced by merging data from several

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo Menacing Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo formed south-southeast of Puerto Rico on October 12, 2014 and was upgraded to a hurricane the following day. Gonzalo became increasingly more powerful and was a weakening category four hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane intensity scale with sustained winds of about 115 kts (132 mph) when viewed by the TRMM satellite on October 17,2014 at 1335 UTC (10:35 AM ADT). A rainfall analysis from TRMM's Microwave Imager (TMI) is shown here blended with a GOES-EAST visible/infrared image received a few minutes later at 1337 UTC(10:33 AM ADT). A large area of heavy rainfall was
GPM Flies Over Hurricane Gonzalo
Download in Hi-Res from the Scientific Visualization Studio On October 16th, 2014 (1342 UTC) the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission's Core Observatory flew over Hurricane Gonzalo as it headed towards Bermuda. Hurricane Gonzalo remains a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, with maximum sustained winds at 130 mph. As of 12:00 UTC (8:00a.m. EDT) on Friday, October 17th, the National Hurricane Center forecast located the storm about 195 miles south southwest of Bermuda, where a hurricane warning is in effect. The GPM Core Observatory carries two instruments that...