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Madeline weakening as it passes just south of Hawaii; Hermine gaining strength as it moves towards Florida

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Watch, Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch for parts of the Southeastern United States as Tropical Storm Hermine churns in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, Madeline in the Pacific is on a path just south of Hawaii. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for southern islands. Read More >

Radar-Derived Precipitation Estimates

 

Radar-derived Precipitation Estimates are a combination of Radar data and rain gauge observations. These estimates may be referred to as MPE values because they are derived by using the Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimator (MPE) Program. This data may also be referred to as Stage III data, because the MPE process is the third stage of quality control on the radar-derived precipitation amounts. Hourly Radar rainfall estimates are compared to hourly gauge values to produce hourly MPE values.



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