Worldview Image of the Week

Heavy Rains over Texas, USA

Image captured on Aug 22, 2022 by the VIIRS instrument aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite.

The embedded map shows a true-color/natural color corrected reflectance image with the IMERG Precipitation Rate layer overlaid showing heavy rains over Texas on August 22, 2022. The base image was acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite. The Integrated Multi-satelliE Retrievals for Global Precipitation Measurement (IMERG) overlay shows the Precipitation Rate; areas with red/orange color are heavier rates of rain. Using your mouse, hover over the red areas to see the precipitation rates in mm/hr in the Layer List on the left. The Dallas region in particular received the highest 24-hour precipitation total in nearly 90 years. 

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Reference: Finch, Allison and Leffler, Thomas (August 23, 2022). Deluge in Dallas: Deadly record rainfall brings city to standstill. AccuWeather. https://www.accuweather.com/en/severe-weather/deluge-in-dallas-deadly-record-rainfall-brings-city-to-standstill/1235450

Last Updated
Aug 23, 2022