Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Gabrielle earlier on Sept. 5 at 1:41 a.m. EDT, it was a tropical storm. Gabrielle's cloud top temperatures were as cold as -63F/-52C at that time, and have since warmed.
Credit: NASA JPL/Ed Olsen
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Related news release: Sept. 5, 2013 update 2 -- satellite data shows a very active tropical Atlantic, Gabrielle weakens