Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This TRMM satellite 3-D image shows that some thunderstorm towers near TSO4W's center of circulation were punching up to heights of over 16 km (~9.9 miles) above the ocean's surface.
Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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