TRMM Image of 08W (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption NASA's TRMM satellite passed over TD08W on July 3 at 4:51 a.m. EDT and captured rainfall data on the storm. Some thunderstorms were as high as 15 km (9.3 miles) indicating they were "hot towers." 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.