215  
TCPA25 KNHC 221545  
STDCP5  
SATELLITE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE RAINFALL ESTIMATES  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
1545 UTC TUE SEP 22 2015  
 
SYSTEM NAME DATE/TIME LOCATION  
----------- --------- --------  
TROPICAL STORM MALIA [05C] 22/1200 UTC 28N 173W  
 
RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA QMORPH...  
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 170MM AT 26N 171W  
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 10MM AT 28N 172W  
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...  
 
LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................   
...
 
176W-175W 175W-174W 174W-173W 173W-172W 172W-171W 171W-170W  
30N-31N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 10 0- 10 0- 20  
29N-30N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0  
28N-29N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 10 0- 10  
27N-28N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 10 0- 60 10-140 10-140  
26N-27N 0- 0 0- 10 0- 30 20-100 60-220 40-140  
25N-26N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 20 0- 40 10- 60 10- 60   
...............................................................
 
 
RAINFALL ESTIMATED BY SATELLITE VIA NRL-BLEND...  
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W  
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 0MM AT 0N 0W  
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...  
 
LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................   
...
 
176W-175W 175W-174W 174W-173W 173W-172W 172W-171W 171W-170W  
30N-31N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999  
29N-30N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999  
28N-29N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999  
27N-28N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999  
26N-27N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999  
25N-26N 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999 999-999   
...............................................................
 
 
RAINFALL ESTIMATED FROM 06 UTC 22 SEP GFS MODEL RUN...  
24-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 12-12 UTC- 40MM AT 29N 171W  
6-HR RAINFALL MAXIMUM FROM 06-12 UTC- 10MM AT 29N 171W  
RAINFALL DISTRIBUTION IN MM OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS FROM 06-12 UTC...  
 
LATITUDE............................LONGITUDE......................   
...
 
176W-175W 175W-174W 174W-173W 173W-172W 172W-171W 171W-170W  
30N-31N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 10 0- 10 10- 40 0- 20  
29N-30N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 0 0- 40 10-110 0- 50  
28N-29N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 30 0- 40 20-130 10- 80  
27N-28N 0- 0 0- 0 0- 30 20- 40 10- 40 10- 50  
26N-27N 0- 0 0- 10 0- 30 10- 30 0- 20 0- 30  
25N-26N 0- 0 0- 20 0- 30 0- 30 0- 10 0- 10   
...............................................................
 
 
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SATELLITE AND MODEL-DERIVED RAINFALL  
ESTIMATES INDICATE UNCERTAINTY IN THE AMOUNT OF RAIN RECEIVED  
 
RAINFALL MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED ON THE WINDWARD SIDE OF TERRAIN  
 
PLEASE SEE THE LATEST TROPICAL CYCLONE PUBLIC ADVISORY FOR THE  
OFFICIAL RAINFALL FORECAST FOR TROPICAL CYCLONES  
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT  
HTTP://WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/MARINE/RAINFALL  
 
FORECASTER TAFB  
 

 
 
 
 
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