Animation that begins by showing IMERG precipitation across the eastern United States. GPM's DPR and GPROF data then wipe in. The camera then zooms into the Washington DC region to take a closer look at the precipitation centered over the DC area as the interior structure of the event is revealed.
On July 8, 2019 Washington DC experienced terrible flooding due to a rain event that drenched the city with 4 inches of rain in one hour. GPM flew over the weather event as it occurred and captured this stunning view of the extreme precipitation that inundated the region.
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 184.108.40.206.0