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NASA Infrared Image of System 97S

Caption: On Feb. 15 at 06:17 UTC (1:17 a.m. EST) AIRS instrument infrared data showed three areas of strong convection (purple) in System 97S. There are three areas of strong thunderstorms and convection (purple) where cloud top temperatures were so high in the atmosphere that they were as cold as or colder than -52 Celsius/-63 Fahrenheit.

Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen

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