Danielle Hits Mexico And Weakens

Tropical Storm Danielle started weakening after making landfall north of Tuxpan, Mexico on Monday evening just before June 21, 2016 at 0000 UTC (June 20, 2016 7:00 PM CDT). As Danielle weakened the low level circulation quickly became disorganized. The GPM core observatory satellite passed above rapidly weakening Danielle on June 21, 2016 at 0421Z (June 20, 2016 11:21 PM CDT). The approximate center of Danielle's circulation at the time of this GPM pass is shown with a red tropical storm symbol. A rainfall analysis from GPM's Microwave Imager (GMI) and Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR)

GPM Sees Tropical Storm Danielle Forming

A tropical depression (TD4) in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was designated tropical storm Danielle by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) this morning at 1500 UTC (1000 AM CDT). Danielle is the earliest fourth-named tropical storm to form in the Atlantic Basin. Danielle's life as a tropical storm is predicted to be short because it is moving almost due west and is predicted to move over the east coast of Mexico later today or tonight. Heavy rainfall is expected to cause flash floods and mudslides over eastern Mexico over the next few days. The GPM core observatory satellite flew above the