GPM observes Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas

  • Released Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
  • Updated Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 at 12:13AM
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The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory captured these images of Hurricane Dorian on September 1st (21:22 UTC) as the storm was directly over Abaco Island in The Bahamas. At that time, the storm was a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (295 km/h) with gusts over 200 mph.

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Print resolution image of Hurricane Dorian on September 1, 2019 (21:22 UTC) over Abaco Island in The Bahamas

Color bar for liquid precipitation rates (ie, rain rates). Shades of green represent low amounts of liquid precipitation, whereas shades of red represent high amounts of precipitation.

Color bar for liquid precipitation rates (ie, rain rates). Shades of green represent low amounts of liquid precipitation, whereas shades of red represent high amounts of precipitation.

Color bar for frozen precipitation rates (ie, snow rates). Shades of cyan represent low amounts of frozen precipitation, whereas shades of purple represent high amounts of precipitation.

Color bar for frozen precipitation rates (ie, snow rates). Shades of cyan represent low amounts of frozen precipitation, whereas shades of purple represent high amounts of precipitation.



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