AIRS Image of Michael (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Michael on Oct. 8 at 2:47 p.m. EDT (1847 UTC). AIRS detected strongest storms around the center and in a thick band of storms feeding into the center from the eastern quadrant. In those areas cloud top temperatures as cold as minus 63 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 53 degrees Celsius). Storms with cloud top temperatures that cold have the capability to produce heavy rainfall. Credit Image Credit: NASA JPL, Heidar Thrastarson 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.