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robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

TRMM Hot Towers -- O5S

Caption: TRMM passed over System 98S on Dec. 26 at 6:40 a.m. EST and noticed a "hot tower" thunderstorm reaching heights of about 17 km/10.5 miles.

Credit: Image Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

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