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Satellite Tropical Disturbance Rainfall Estimates


SATELLITE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE RAINFALL ESTIMATES
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0945 UTC MON OCT 16 2017

SYSTEM NAME                       DATE/TIME          LOCATION
-----------                       ---------          --------
HURRICANE OPHELIA [17L]           16/0600 UTC          50N 13W 

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA QMORPH...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-06 UTC- 10MM AT 51N 16W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 00-06 UTC- 0MM AT 51N 16W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 00-06 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 16W- 15W  15W- 14W  14W- 13W  13W- 12W  12W- 11W  11W- 10W
52N-53N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
51N-52N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
50N-51N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
49N-50N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
48N-49N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
47N-48N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA NRL-BLEND...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-06 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 00-06 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 00-06 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 16W- 15W  15W- 14W  14W- 13W  13W- 12W  12W- 11W  11W- 10W
52N-53N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
51N-52N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
50N-51N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
49N-50N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
48N-49N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
47N-48N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED FROM 00 UTC 16 OCT GFS MODEL RUN...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-06 UTC- 60MM AT 50N 15W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 00-06 UTC- 50MM AT 50N 15W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 00-06 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 16W- 15W  15W- 14W  14W- 13W  13W- 12W  12W- 11W  11W- 10W
52N-53N  20- 20    10- 10    10- 10    10- 10     0- 10     0-  0
51N-52N  20- 30    20- 30    10- 10     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0
50N-51N  30- 40    20- 50    10- 10    10- 10     0-  0     0-  0
49N-50N  30- 50    10- 50     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
48N-49N  20- 40    10- 30     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
47N-48N  10- 20    10- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
...................................................................


DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SATELLITE AND MODEL-DERIVED RAINFALL
ESTIMATES INDICATE UNCERTAINTY IN THE AMOUNT OF RAIN RECEIVED

RAINFALL MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED ON THE WINDWARD SIDE OF TERRAIN

PLEASE SEE THE LATEST TROPICAL CYCLONE PUBLIC ADVISORY FOR THE
OFFICIAL RAINFALL FORECAST FOR TROPICAL CYCLONES

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT
HTTP://WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/MARINE/RAINFALL

FORECASTER TAFB

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