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Satellite Tropical Disturbance Rainfall Estimates


SATELLITE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE RAINFALL ESTIMATES
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1545 UTC MON MAY 16 2016

SYSTEM NAME                       DATE/TIME          LOCATION
-----------                       ---------          --------
INVEST [90E]                      16/1200 UTC          11N 117W 

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA QMORPH...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 220MM AT 11N 120W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 60MM AT 11N 120W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
.......120W-119W 119W-118W 118W-117W 117W-116W 116W-115W 115W-114W
13N-14N   0- 40     0- 30     0- 20     0-  0     0- 10     0- 10
12N-13N   0- 20    10- 30     0- 10     0- 10     0- 20    10- 30
11N-12N   0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10
10N-11N   0- 60     0- 30     0- 50     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10
 9N-10N   0-  0     0- 30    10- 50     0- 10     0-  0     0- 10
 8N- 9N   0-  0     0- 10     0- 20     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA NRL-BLEND...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
.......120W-119W 119W-118W 118W-117W 117W-116W 116W-115W 115W-114W
13N-14N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
12N-13N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
11N-12N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
10N-11N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
 9N-10N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
 8N- 9N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED FROM 06 UTC 16 MAY GFS MODEL RUN...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 50MM AT 13N 119W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 20MM AT 12N 117W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
.......120W-119W 119W-118W 118W-117W 117W-116W 116W-115W 115W-114W
13N-14N   0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
12N-13N   0-  0     0- 10     0-  0     0- 20     0- 20     0- 10
11N-12N   0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10
10N-11N   0-  0     0- 10     0-  0     0- 10     0-  0     0- 10
 9N-10N   0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10
 8N- 9N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
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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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