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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

3D TRMM Satellite Image of March 5 Tornadic Storm

Caption: This 3-D slice through the tornadic storm over Louisiana on March 5 was captured using TRMM Precipitation Radar data. The image shows that one of these powerful tornadic thunderstorms had intense radar echoes reaching as high as 15km (~9.3 miles).

Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

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