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See How Hurricane Irma Dumped Rain as It Passed Over US

Hurricane Irma pounded South Florida over the weekend. Here are some of the first aerials over the shattered areas.

(Published Monday, Sept. 11, 2017)

The map below shows hourly rainfall in the Southeastern United States as the powerful storm Irma pounded the region early Sunday morning through Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service releases hourly data on rainfall across the U.S., as measured in inches. The circles on the map are proportional to the amount of rainfall at a given point in the grid in a particular hour.

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A man clears a yard of debris in a rural migrant-worker town following Hurricane Irma on September 14, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall near Naples after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding. Getty Images