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GPM Observes Hot Towers in Florida Storms
At 9:26pm on Sunday April 19, 2020, NASA's GPM satellite observed an extremely vigorous convective storm cell embedded within a squall line that had produced tornadoes earlier that evening along the US Gulf Coast. NASA's GPM satellite flew over the portion of this squall line that extended over the Atlantic Ocean, 350 miles (500 kilometers) east of Florida's Coast. The Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) observed a storm cell whose updrafts were strong enough to lift small ice...
GPM Sees Heavy Rain In Menacing Hurricane Florence
Last Friday Florence was a sheared tropical storm but on Saturday vertical shear lessened and Florence started to get better organized. Today...

 

Tropical Storm Gordon's Rainfall Measured With IMERG
Tropical Storm Gordon became the seventh named system of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season on Monday September 3, 2018. GORDON became more intense...

 

GPM IMERG Adds Up Heavy Rains from Typhoon Jebi
Typhoon Jebi brought flooding to Japan and NASA’s IMERG estimated rainfall over the country and the surrounding region for a one-week period. The...

 

GPM Sees Hurricane Florence Swirling In The Central Atlantic
Hurricane FLORENCE became more powerful over the past few days while moving through the central Atlantic Ocean. Wind speeds increased from tropical...

 

GPM Views Super Typhoon Jebi Twice
UPDATE 8/31/18 View Fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Having peaked in intensity, Typhoon Jebi is a Category 5 Super Typhoon with maximum winds...

 

GPM Sees Tropical Cyclone Jebi Threaten Japan
Japan has been afflicted by several tropical cyclones and other extreme weather this summer. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) predicts that...

 

Tropical Storm Miriam's Formation Observed BY GPM
Tropical cyclone's continue to regularly develop in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Tropical Depression Fifteen-E formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean...

 

GPM Captures Cat.4 Hurricane Lane Passing Close to Hawaiian Islands
View Fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Battling increased vertical shear, Hurricane Lane struggles northward, down from its Category 5 peak but...

 

GPM Sees Hurricane Lane Threatening Hawaiian Islands With Heavy Rainfall
The GPM core observatory satellite flew over hurricane LANE on August 21, 2018 at 7:48 PM PST (August 22, 2018 at 0548 UTC). At that time LANE was...

 

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