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NASA’s GPM Sees the Power of Tropical Storm Hermine

1 Sep 2016, 10:47 am

This is a 3-D animated flyby of Tropical Storm Hermine created using radar data from the GPM core satellite. On Aug. 31 at 4 p.m. EDT GPM found rainfall occurring at a rate of over 9.9 inches (251 mm) per hour in very powerful storms southwest of Hermine’s center of circulation. Cloud tops were reaching heights above 9.9 miles (16 km).

Credit: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce

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