Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this infrared image of Tropical Storm Usagi on Sept. 16 at 16:59 UTC/12:59 a.m. EDT. The image showed the highest storms and coldest cloud top temperatures (purple) around and south of the center.
Credit: Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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