Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite captured a view of Isaac's rainfall rates on Aug. 28 at 11:05 pm EDT, just three hours and 20 minutes after its first landfall in southeastern Louisiana. The purple areas indicated the heaviest rainfall rates, near 70 mm (2.7 inches) per hour.
Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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