NOAA’s GOES-17 Shows Rainfall Rates in Bud

June 13, 2018 7:12 pm Categorised in:

This animation fades from NOAA’s GOES-17 satellite enhanced infrared image to rainfall rates derived from the GPM core satellite. On June 12, 2018 at 7:27 p.m. EDT (2327 UTC) the GPM core satellite found moderate to heavy precipitation was only present in the southeastern quadrant of the weakening hurricane Bud. Heaviest rainfall in the area, of over 78 mm (3.1 inches) per hour, was occurring near the Mexico’s coastline well to the northeast of BUD’s center of circulation Credit: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce


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