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Severe US Rain Storm – TRMM Rainmap

Posted by feww on March 15, 2011

Severe US Storm Dumped more than 300 mm of Rain over Alabama and Mississippi

The heavy rain storm spawned tornadoes and thunderstorms. Much of the eastern United States received rainfall totals of at least 50 mm.

The massive rain storm stretched from New York to Florida last week, dumping record rainfall.  NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite measured that rainfall from space, shown in the above “rain map” produced by NASA.


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(9 MB, JPEG)  — acquired March 12, 2011. Click images to enlarge.


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(12 MB, JPEG)  —  acquired February 12, 2011

NWS reported major flooding in Grand Chain, Illinois, and moderate flooding in Cairo, Illinois, and Paducah, Kentucky earlier, in March. MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired the top image on March 12, 2011, and the bottom image on February 12, 2011. Snow cover is blue-green. Note the absence of snow from the top image. Source: NASA-EO.

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