GPM Views the Precipitation Within Hurricane Michael

October 8, 2018

GPM Views the Precipitation Within Hurricane Michael

GPM overpass of hurricane michael on 10/8/18

The GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) has 13 channels that view different aspects of the hurricane in different ways. This overpass of Hurricane Michael on Oct. 8th, 2018 shows the combined low, mid, and high-frequency GMI channels along with the retrieved rain rate for the same overpass developed by combining all channels to understand the precipitation structure.