Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared imagery of Tropical Storm 01A on Oct. 24 at 5:35 a.m. EDT that showed the strongest thunderstorms (purple) surrounded the center of circulation. Those thunderstorms are reaching high into the troposphere where cloud top temperatures are as cold as -63 Fahrenheit (-52 Celsius).
Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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