Tropical Storm Isodore Makes Landfall in Louisiana, September 26, 2002
Released on September 26, 2002
Tropical Storm Isodore blew ashore early Thursday morning packing winds just below hurricane strength. At 11 am (EST) Isodore's center was 60 miles north-northeast of New Orleans and just west of Poplarville, Mississippi. It was moving north-northeast at 17 mph. Tornado warnings and flood watches were posted from the Louisiana coast to the Florida panhandle. The storm has brought two days of steady downpours with 10-12 inch accumulations.
The clouds are removed to show the underlying rain structure. In this annimation yellow represents 0.5 inches of rain per hour, green shows 1.0 inches of rain per hour, and red is 2.0 or more inches of rain per hour.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 126.96.36.199.0