Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: TRMM's Precipitation Radar data was used to create this 3-D flyby animation Ian's well defined eye on Jan. 11, 2014, at 0833 UTC/3:33 a.m. EST. Powerful thunderstorms in Ian's eye wall were found reaching heights of about 15 km/9.3 miles.
Credit: Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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