NASA’s TRMM Satellite sees Zelia born of System 94P

The low pressure area known as System 94P on January 13 strengthened into the seventh tropical cyclone of the South Pacific Cyclone season, today becoming Tropical Storm Zelia. NASA’s TRMM satellite found heavy rainfall was already occurring i…

TRMM satellite sees system 98s raining on western Australia

System 98S is currently bringing rains and gusty winds to the northwestern coast of Western Australia, and NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite spotted areas of moderate to heavy rainfall in the system.
NASA’s TRMM satellite…

GOES-13 sees system 99L organizing tropically

The GOES-13 satellite keeps a continuous eye over the eastern U.S., the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean, and noticed that System 99L is much better organized today, October 20, hinting that it could become a tropical depression la…

NASA eyes Karl, now a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico

NASA’s Aqua and TRMM satellites have been watching Karl’s clouds and rainfall as he moved across Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico today, powering up into a hurricane.
Infrared imagery of Karl’s cloud temperatures from NASA…

NASA’s 3-D look into Hurricane Igor’s heavy rainfall

NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite has provided a 3-D look at the power “under the hood” (of clouds) in powerful Category 4 Hurricane Igor as it heads toward Bermuda. In the meantime, Igor is creating dangerous surf in t…

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