Hurricane Irma’s rains, visualized with R

September 19, 2017
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(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

The USGS has followed up their visualization of Hurricane Harvey rainfalls with an updated version of the animation, this time showing the rain and flooding from Hurricane Irma in Florida:

This iteration improves the Harvey version by displaying rainfall in a fine grid over the state rather than on a county-by-county basis. Once again you can find the R code and data on Github, and an interactive version of the chart is available at the link below.

USGS Vizlab: Hurricane Irma's Water Footprint

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