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TRMM Video of Arthur

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Caption: On July 3, NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Arthur and saw intense bands of thunderstorms north of Arthur's well defined eye dropping rainfall at a rate of over 98.4 mm (3.9 inches) per hour. Those areas had "hot tower" thunderstorms reaching 16km (about 9.9 miles) high.

Credit: Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce

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