Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The TRMM satellite passed above northeastern Texas on April 3, 8:33 p.m. CDT and gathered rainfall and cloud height data from a line of thunderstorms moving through the area. The rainfall image showed distinct line of tornadic thunderstorms extending from Arkansas through central Texas, where heavy rain falling along a line at over 2 inches (50 mm) per hour (in red).
Credit: (Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce)
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