logo
GPM Satellite Observes Arkansas and Tennessee Flooding Downpours
news image
Special Stories
1 Mar 2018 3:58 PM
[GPM data was used to create 3-D views that showed intense storms extending from Oklahoma into Arkansas. Credits: NASA / JAXA, Hal Pierce] From NASA The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided forecasters with a look at the rainfall rates in storms drenching Arkansas and Tennessee. NOAA's National Weather Service has issued flood advisories and flood warnings for large areas of Arkansas and Tennessee on March 1. Large parts of the Ohio Valley and Mississippi valley have received flooding rainfall during the past week. Arkansas has seen more rain than any other state. Life threatening flood conditions have resulted from over 10 inches of rain falling in extensive areas of central Arkansas. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8a-0ZFD-Go [On Wenesday at 11:15 p.m. CST, GPM data was used to create 3-D views that showed intense storms extending from Oklahoma into southwestern Arkansas. Storm tops in the area were shown by GPM to reach heights above 5.6 miles and some of storms were dropping rain at greater than 5.1 inches per hour (red and purple). Credit: NASA / JAXA, Hal Pierce] Early today the National Weather Service in Little Rock, Arkansas noted "Much of central and southern Arkansas has seen between one and three inches, with isolated higher amounts, of rainfall over the last 24 hours. This has only aggravated the flooding situation across the area. Excessive runoff will continue today, even well after the rain ends." For more information about GPM, visit:  www.nasa.gov/gpm https://twitter.com/Kidrocks4me/status/969255201046712320 [Credit: Rhonda Russell-Hood via Storyful/Twitter] Edited for WeatherNation by Meteorologist Mace Michaels
All Weather News
Storms Develop in Texas & Oklahoma Once Again Sunday
Storms Develop in Texas & Oklahoma Once Again Sunday
We are deep into the Spring severe weather se
2 Apr 2023 10:45 AM
Storm Damage Throughout the Northeast Saturday
Storm Damage Throughout the Northeast Saturday
The strong low pressure system and cold front
2 Apr 2023 1:30 AM
Looking Ahead: Yet Another Coast to Coast Storm First Week of April
Looking Ahead: Yet Another Coast to Coast Storm First Week of April
Another coast-to-coast storm is expected to m
2 Apr 2023 1:15 AM
High Fire Danger This Weekend
High Fire Danger This Weekend
Strong winds and dry air have combined once a
1 Apr 2023 11:10 PM
Numerous Violent Tornadoes Rip Across the Midwest and South
Numerous Violent Tornadoes Rip Across the Midwest and South
A rare "high risk" severe weather event unfol
1 Apr 2023 9:40 PM
Saturday Features a Few Storms in the Southeast
Saturday Features a Few Storms in the Southeast
The same front that brought widespread storms
1 Apr 2023 9:25 PM
Blizzard Conditions End As Snow Tapers in the Midwest
Blizzard Conditions End As Snow Tapers in the Midwest
The same system that produced severe weather
1 Apr 2023 4:05 PM