Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The AIRS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Bingiza today, Feb. 16 at 10:17 UTC (5:17 a.m. EST) that showed some strong convection (purple) over the west-central coast where thunderstorm cloud-tops were high and dropping moderate to heavy rainfall.
Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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