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NASA TRMM's 3-D Image of Tropical Storm 04W's Towering Thunderstorms

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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