Isidore Brings Heavy Rains to Cuba

Isidore Brings Heavy Rains to Cuba
  • Credit:

    Image courtesy Hal Pierce, NASA GSFC Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch (Code 912). For more information and other examples of TRMM data, visit the TRMM Web site.

This false-color image shows total cumulative rainfall produced by Hurricane Isidore from September 17-23, 2002. Isidore tracked south of Cuba and produced between 20 (green pixels) and 40 (red pixels) inches or rain over western Cuba, the Isle of Youth, and adjacent waters before passing into the Gulf of Mexico. Click the image above to view the time-series animation. These images were acquired by the NASA/NASDA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission.

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  • Data Date:

    September 23, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    September 24, 2002
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