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Satellite Tropical Disturbance Rainfall Estimates (Text)


SATELLITE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE RAINFALL ESTIMATES
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2145 UTC THU OCT 23 2014

SYSTEM NAME                       DATE/TIME          LOCATION
-----------                       ---------          --------
INVEST [94L]                      23/1800 UTC          18N 90W 

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA QMORPH...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 18-18 UTC- 620MM AT 21N 87W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 150MM AT 21N 87W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 93W- 92W  92W- 91W  91W- 90W  90W- 89W  89W- 88W  88W- 87W
20N-21N   0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0-100     0-100    20-150
19N-20N  10- 40     0- 40     0- 20     0- 70     0- 50     0- 20
18N-19N   0-150     0- 40     0- 20     0- 40     0- 40     0-  0
17N-18N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 20     0- 10     0-  0
16N-17N   0-  0     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
15N-16N   0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA NRL-BLEND...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 18-18 UTC- 150MM AT 21N 89W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 60MM AT 18N 92W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 93W- 92W  92W- 91W  91W- 90W  90W- 89W  89W- 88W  88W- 87W
20N-21N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
19N-20N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 30
18N-19N   0-  0     0- 20     0-  0     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0
17N-18N   0- 10     0- 60     0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0
16N-17N   0-  0     0- 40     0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0
15N-16N   0-  0     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED FROM 12 UTC 23 OCT GFS MODEL RUN...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 18-18 UTC- 80MM AT 18N 88W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 20MM AT 19N 93W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 93W- 92W  92W- 91W  91W- 90W  90W- 89W  89W- 88W  88W- 87W
20N-21N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10
19N-20N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10
18N-19N   0- 20     0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10     0- 20
17N-18N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
16N-17N   0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
15N-16N   0- 20     0- 10     0-  0     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
WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/MARINE/RAINFALL

FORECASTER TAFB

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