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NASA Infrared Image of Tropical Storm Lisa

Caption: This infrared image of Tropical Storm Lisa from the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite shows that the strongest convection, highest thunderstorms and heaviest rainfall on Sept. 20 at 15:05 UTC (11:05 a.m. EDT) were concentrated in the system's center (purple) and there were bands of thunderstorms surrounding the center. Those cloud top temperatures were as cold as -94 Fahrenheit, indicating strong thunderstorms.

Credit: NASA/JPL, Ed Olsen

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