Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On March 10 at 02:17 UTC, NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Lusi and the AIRS instrument captured infrared data on the storm that showed the thunderstorms (with cloud top temperatures as cold as -63F/-52C) rose high into the troposphere.
Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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