Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Storm Rafael in the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14, 2012, at 1720 UTC (1:20 p.m. EDT). The bulk of Rafael's showers and thunderstorms were concentrated east of the center of circulation.
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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