Satellite Precipitation Estimates (TXUS20 KWBC)
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TXUS20 KNES 210545
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MTZ000-IDZ000-ORZ000-WAZ000-
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SATELLITE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES..DATE/TIME 12/21/14 0545Z
SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH/NESDIS---NPPU---TEL.301-683-1404
LATEST DATA USED: GOES-15 0530Z   0445Z SNOWFALL RATE PRODUCT
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LOCATION...FAR WESTERN MONTANA...IDAHO...NE OREGON...WASHINGTON...
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ATTN WFOS...PIH...MSO...BOI...OTX...PDT...
ATTN RFCS...NWRFC...
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EVENT...SNOWFALL RATE PRODUCT RATES
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SATELLITE ANALYSIS AND TRENDS...LATEST NESDIS 0445Z SNOWFALL RATE PRODUCT
THAT SENSES SNOW/ICE IN THE CLOUD BEFORE REACHING THE GROUND AND CONVERTS
TO A SNOW-WATER EQUIVALENT WAS SHOWING THESE MAX INSTANTANEOUS RATES:
NORTH CASCADES  0.04"-0.05"/HR OVER PARTS OF SKAGIT COUNTY WITH SOME
LOWER RATES SEEN SOUTH TO CHELAN AND NORTH TO WHATCOM COUNTY IN WA.
FURTHER EAST...MAX RATE OF 0.08"/HR WAS NEAR PARTS OF PEND OREILLE
COUNTY IN EXT NE WA...0.07"/HR IN PARTS OF BOUNDARY/BONNER COUNTY ID;
0.05"/HR IN BONNER COUNTY ID0.06"/HR IN CLEARWATER COUNTY.
FURTHER SOUTH IN IDAHO...9.05"/HR IN IDAHO COUNTY ID AND EVEN FURTHER
SOUTH CLOSE TO 0.04"/HR IN BOISE/ELMORE COUNTY.
AND IN NORTHERN NEVADA NEAR THE IDAHO BORDER..0.03"/HR IN NORTHERN
ELKO COUNTY.
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AN ANNOTATED SATELLITE GRAPHIC SHOWING THE HEAVY PRECIPITATION
THREAT AREA SHOULD BE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET ADDRESS LISTED
BELOW IN APPROXIMATELY 10-15 MINUTES.
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....NESDIS IS A MEMBER OF NWSCHAT (NESDISSATELLITEPRECIP)....
....NESDIS IS A MEMBER OF 12 PLANET....
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FOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS CONCERNING THE SATELLITE
PRECIPITATION MESSAGES AND GRAPHICS PLEASE EMAIL
SSDPrecip@noaa.gov
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FOR PRECIP MESSAGES AND GRAPHICS ON THE WEB:
http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/atmosphere/spe/
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FOR AUTOMATED SATELLITE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES ON THE WEB:
http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/smcd/emb/ff/CONUS.php
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LAT...LON 4850 11426 4333 11418 4493 11759 4838 12087
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