Earth  ID: 2561

Tropical Storm Isodore Makes Landfall in Louisiana, 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.

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Lori Perkins (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Jeff Halverson (JCET UMBC): Scientist
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Mission:
Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission - TRMM

Data Used:
TRMM/TMI 2002/09/26
TRMM/PR 2002/09/26
GOES-8 2002/09/26
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This item is part of this series:
TRMM 3D Hurricanes

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Isidore
DLESE >> Natural hazards
SVS >> New Orleans
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Phenomena >> Hurricanes
SVS >> GOES
NASA Science >> Earth

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 8.0.0.0.0