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TRMM Flyby of Lorena

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Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite flew over Eastern Pacific's Tropical Storm Lorena on Sept. 6 at 4:24 p.m. EDT and noticed it did not contain large areas of precipitation. One thunderstorm complex on the northern side dropping rain at a rate of over 95mm/hr (~3.7 inches) where cloud tops reached heights above 15km (~9.3 miles). For more on Tropical Storm Lorena, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/12e-eastern-pacific.

Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

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