Environmental, Science, Space

NASA’s GPM Satellite Peers Under the Clouds of Hurricane Florence (Video)

MARYLAND—(ENEWSPF)—September 6, 2018
By: Rob Gutro and Hal Pierce
Hurricane Florence became more powerful over the past few days while moving through the central Atlantic Ocean and wind speeds increased from tropical storm force to a Category 3 hurricane. The GPM core satellite provided a look under the clouds to investigate the rate rain in which was falling throughout the storm.

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite passed over hurricane Florence on Sept. 5, 2018 at 1:14 a.m. EDT (0514 UTC).  Data collected . . .

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