29 Aug '11, 8pm

Rainfall from Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Although hurricanes often call to mind raging winds and toppling trees, some of the worst destruction caused by these storms comes in the form of rain. Hurricane Irene, which roared up the U.S. East Coast in late August 2011, was no exception. Flooding was reported from North Carolina’s Outer Banks to New England. This color-coded image shows rainfall totals from August 22 to August 28, 2011. The heaviest rainfall—more than 240 millimeters or over 9 inches—appears in dark blue. The lightest rainfall—less than 40 millimeters or 1.5 inches—appears in light green. Superimposed on the rainfall totals is a storm track, with maroon indicating the strongest storm intensity, and pink indicating the weakest. Heavy rain occurs all along the storm track, and much of the heaviest rain falls over the ocean. On land, however, Hurricane Irene brought rain heavy enough to cause destructiv...

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 10pm

Hurricane Irene sprawls across nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in this true-color image taken by the Moderate Resoluti...

Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

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All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image from our Terra satellite, Thursday ~noon ET. #hurricaneirene

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

Hurricane Irene is a large and dangerous storm. In this image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...