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Satellite Tropical Disturbance Rainfall Estimates


SATELLITE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE RAINFALL ESTIMATES
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2145 UTC SUN SEP 23 2018

SYSTEM NAME                       DATE/TIME          LOCATION
-----------                       ---------          --------
TROPICAL STORM KIRK [12L]         23/1800 UTC           9N 31W 

RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA QMORPH...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 18-18 UTC- 150MM AT 12N 30W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 40MM AT 12N 30W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 34W- 33W  33W- 32W  32W- 31W  31W- 30W  30W- 29W  29W- 28W
11N-12N   0- 10     0- 10     0-  0     0-  0     0- 40     0- 30
10N-11N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10     0- 10
 9N-10N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
 8N- 9N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
 7N- 8N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
 6N- 7N   0-  0     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- 0MM AT 0N 0W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 34W- 33W  33W- 32W  32W- 31W  31W- 30W  30W- 29W  29W- 28W
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
 7N- 8N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
 6N- 7N 999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999   999-999
...................................................................

RAINFALL ESTIMATED FROM 12 UTC 23 SEP GFS MODEL RUN...
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 18-18 UTC- 110MM AT 11N 31W
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-18 UTC- 100MM AT 11N 30W
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 12-18 UTC...

LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................
....... 34W- 33W  33W- 32W  32W- 31W  31W- 30W  30W- 29W  29W- 28W
11N-12N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0
10N-11N   0-  0     0-  0     0- 10     0- 80     0-100     0- 10
 9N-10N   0-  0     0- 10    10- 20    10- 10    10- 80     0- 40
 8N- 9N   0- 10    10- 10     0- 10     0- 20     0- 10     0-  0
 7N- 8N   0-  0     0-  0     0- 10     0- 10     0- 10     0-  0
 6N- 7N   0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0-  0     0- 10     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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