Suomi NPP Image of Hurricane Patricia (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Patricia on Oct. 23 at 5:23 a.m. EDT the VIIRS instrument that flies aboard Suomi NPP looked at the storm in infrared light. Cloud top temperatures of thunderstorms around the eyewall were near minus 90 Celsius (minus 130 Fahrenheit). Credit Credits: NRL/NASA/NOAA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.