NASA's TRMM Satellite Video Reveals 2012 Hurricane Season Rainfall (2 of 2) (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This animation shows rainfall totals calculated by NASA's TRMM satellite from tropical cyclones that affected the western Atlantic Ocean area during the 2012 hurricane season. It begins on May 19, 2012 with the formation of Tropical Storm Alberto off the coast of South Carolina and progresses through the Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29. Measurements appear in millimeters. Credit Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.