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Heavy Rains and Catastrophic Flooding Possible in Hawaii

A kona low will continue to bring heavy rain to Hawaii bringing flooding and flash flooding, landslides, road closures, and low visibility with high rainfall rates expected. Lake effect snow is expected downwind from the Great Lakes. Blizzard conditions are expected in the southeast Alaska. Read More >

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Important Disclaimer

The following graphics are experimental and not an official forecast product. The graphics were created to display diagnostics for the MRMS radar-only rainfall estimate product. The plots were developed as a tool for assessing potential biases in data that has not been adjusted using rain gauges.


Experimental products may not always update in a timely manner and may be discontinued at a future date. Experimental products may not always reflect accurate, quality controlled information and should be used with caution.

 

Image showing bias correction factor for the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate compared to RFC gauge bias-corrected estimates.

Image showing difference between the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate and the RFC gauge bias-corrected estimate, in inches.

Image showing bias correction factor for the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate compared to RFC gauge bias-corrected estimates.

Image showing difference between the MRMS Q3 radar-only rainfall estimate and the RFC gauge bias-corrected estimate, in inches.