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Infrared Image of the Gulf Low Pressure Area

Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite AIRS instrument captured this infrared image of a low in the southern Gulf of Mexico on June 21 at 3:29 a.m. EDT. The strongest thunderstorms (purple) have high, cold cloud tops (of -63F/-52C)located southwest and southeast of the center.

Credit: NASA/JPL, Ed Olsen

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