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Atmospheric rivers from the Pacific have soaked California and other western states with more than twice the usual amount of rain.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen and Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership and IMERG data provided courtesy of the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) Science Team’s Precipitation Processing System (PPS). Caption by Michael Carlowicz.

Published February 22, 2017
Data acquired February 20, 2017

Sources:
GPM
Suomi NPP > VIIRS