Last update: September 22nd, 2019 at 9:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows the rainfall accumulation from Hurricane Florence across the state of North Carolina from September 13th through the 16th
NASA has provided data to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Guard to help assess the impact of the hurricane.
According to the National Weather Service, the highest rainfall totals were recorded in
Elizabethtown and Swansboro, where more than 33 inches had fallen by September 18, 2018.
The rainfall data in this image was obtained from the Integrated Multi-Satellite Retrievals (IMERG), which is part of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory