The NWS Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor System (MRMS)/Q3 QPEs are radar-only based quantitative precipitation analyses. The 1-hr precipitation accumulation is obtained by aggregating 12 instantaneous rate fields. Missing rate fields are filled with the neighboring rate fields if the data gap is not significantly large (e.g. less than 15 minutes). The other accumulation products are derived by aggregating the hourly accumulations. The 1-hr QPE are generated every 4 minutes, while the 3-, 6-, 12-, and 24-hr accumulations are generated every hour at the top of the hour. The 48- and 72-hr QPEs are updated daily at approximately 12 UTC. MRMS was developed by NOAA/OAR/National Severe Storms Laboratory and migrated into NWS operations at NOAA Integrated Dissemination Program. For more information on NEXRAD QPE estimates, please see the NOAA documentation available here.

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