Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA AIRS infrared data on Sept. 4 at 5:23 p.m. EDT showed a circular swirl of clouds in post-tropical storm John where temperatures were around (yellow) 270 kelvin (26.3 F/-3.1 C), which are warm in terms of cloud top temperatures for thunderstorms.
Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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