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A River of Rain Connecting Asia and North America

Long, narrow bands of moisture—atmospheric rivers—bring the Pacific Northwest much of its rain and snow.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using IMERG data from the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) at NASA/GSFC, and VIIRS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published October 25, 2017
Data acquired October 11 - 22, 2017

Sources:
GPM
Suomi NPP > VIIRS