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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0312

Sector of GOES full disk composite infrared and visible image indicates areas of high convection and potentially violent weather. A tornado occurred at Paris in the lower left corner of the cloud in Texas. In this image, the infra-red sensor is actually measuring the temperature of very cold cloud tops which is a sign of major convective activity and dangerous weather.

Image ID: spac0312, NOAA In Space Collection
Photo Date: 1982 April 02 2301

Category: Space/Imagery/Infra-red/

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