TRMM Flyby of Humberto (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Loading video... Caption The TRMM satellite passed over Hurricane Humberto on Sept. 12 at 12:25 p.m. EDT and most of the precipitation was pushed to the northwestern quadrant by the strong southwesterly wind shear. The highest storm towers were reaching heights of about 13.7 km/8.5 miles in the same area. Credit Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.