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Rainfall over Florida


Today’s Video of the Day comes thanks to the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and features a look at rainfall over Florida and the Gulf of Mexico.

The clip was captured on June 7th in an area just west of the Florida Keys. A powerful storm in the Gulf of Mexico generated rainfall that came down at a rate of over 7.5 inches. Beginning on June 1st, the storm brought over 19 inches of rainfall over 7 days. Record rainfall was also reported in both Fort Lauderdale and West Palm.

The most powerful sector of the storm had tops that reached well above 9.5 miles.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com

Source: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce

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