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As Harvey continues to dump catastrophic rains over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, NASA has been tallying rainfall accumulations in the storm's wake

As Tropical Storm Otto formed in the southwestern Caribbean north of Panama on Nov. 21 the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed the strengthening storm.

A visible image showing powerful Hurricane Matthew and Nicole on Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. EDT was captured by NOAA's GOES-East satellite.

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core observatory satellite passed above major Hurricane Matthew and found very heavy rainfall that is expected to affect Hispaniola.

Hurricane Earl began as a tropical wave that was tracked by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) from the African coast to the Caribbean Sea.

As NASA satellites gather data on the first major hurricane of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season, Blas continues to hold onto its Category 3 status on the Saffir Simpson Wind Scale.

Tropical Cyclone Winston Approaching Fiji

Powerful Tropical Cyclone Winston continued to intensify as it neared Fiji and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of the strengthening storm with a clear eye.

NASA's RapidScat analyzed the winds in the Gulf of Mexico that were associated with the hybrid storm the included the remnants of former Eastern Pacific Ocean Hurricane Patricia.

At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 the center of Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 24.7 North, longitude 72.6 West.

Tropical Storm Ida As Seen by EUMETSAT

Composite image of Tropical Storm Ida in the Atlantic, from 06:00 UTC on Monday, 21 September 2015.

Hurricane Jimena Seen From Orbit

Hurricane Jimena was a category 3 storm. In this photo it was about 1,000 miles east of Hawaii, traveling at a rate of 10 mph.

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines.

Hurricane Danny Seen From Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an image of Hurricane Danny moving through the Central Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Blanca Strengthens

Blanca has rapidly intensified with an increase in wind speed of 60 knots since 1200Z on June 2. The hurricane has developed a distinct pinhole eye in visible images surrounded by very deep convection.

Composite image of infrared data from the geostationary satellites of EUMETSAT and NOAA, generated at 12:00 UTC on Wednesday, 3 June 2015.

NASA satellites have been providing valuable data on hurricanes to scientists for decades.

Orbital View of Hurricane Andres

This is a composite image of Hurricane Andres, off the west coast of the US.

The United States hasn't experienced the landfall of a Category 3 or larger hurricane in nine years a string of years that's likely to come along only once every 177 years, according to a new NASA study.

Hurricane Vance was a hurricane on Nov. 4 when the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite and the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission satellite passed overhead and measured its rainfall from space.

NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured before and after images of Bermuda and surrounding waters before and after Hurricane Gonzalo struck the island on Oct. 17. The images revealed how Gonzalo stirred up the sediment from the ocean bottom.

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