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More severe weather in store for middle states in US
Today's imagery from NASA's AIRS instrument on the Aqua satellite indicates more severe weather is in store for the Midwest from Texas to Michigan. (2015-05-11)

NASA sees fading post-Tropical Cyclone John's warmer cloud tops
Post-tropical cyclone John has been (2012-09-05)

NASA satellite observes unusually hot July in the Great Plains
Much of the United States sweated through an unusually humid heat wave during July, a month that brought record-breaking temperatures to many areas across the Great Plains. As temperatures soared, NASA satellites observed the unusual weather from above. (2011-08-31)

A NASA infrared view at Arabian Sea's Tropical Cyclone Luban
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Cyclone Luban with infrared light to determine if the storm was intensifying or weakening. Luban formed on Oct. 8, 2018 in the Arabian Sea, Northern Indian Ocean and threatens Oman. (2018-10-09)

Infrared NASA image revealed fading Gil's warming cloud tops
Tropical Depression Gil regained strength after moving into warmer waters and an area with lighter wind shear as Hurricane Henriette hangs on. (2013-08-07)

NASA watching Jal's remnants in the Arabian Sea for possible rebirth
Infrared and visible imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite today hinted that the low pressure area formerly known as Cyclone Jal may have new life soon. Jal has emerged into the warm waters of the Arabian Sea after crossing India this past weekend. (2010-11-09)

NASA sees Tropical Depression Noru fading over Japan
NASA Infrared imagery showed warming cloud top temperatures in Tropical Depression Noru as it continued weakening over Japan. (2017-08-08)

A NASA infrared baby picture of Tropical Depression 7E
Tropical Depression 7E formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean during the morning of July 30, and a NASA satellite was overhead to get an infrared baby picture. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the depression and saw strong, but fragmented thunderstorms around the center. (2013-07-30)

NASA sees development of Tropical Storm Jose
As Tropical Storm Jose was forming in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed its cloud top temperatures. (2017-09-05)

NASA sees strong thunderstorms still surround Cyclone Iggy's center
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Iggy on Jan. 31 and the AIRS infrared instrument aboard showed that there is a large area of strong thunderstorms still surrounding Iggy's center of circulation. (2012-01-31)

NASA examines Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in infrared light
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Kenneth and analyzed the storm in infrared light. (2019-04-24)

NASA watches as Tropical Storm Bolaven develops
Tropical Storm Bolaven was born over the weekend of Aug/ 18-19 in the western North Pacific, and NASA captured infrared satellite imagery of its birth and growth. (2012-08-20)

NASA sees strong thunderstorms in potential tropical cyclone near Hong Kong
NASA and other satellite data is helping forecasters get a bead on a tropical low that looks prime for development over the weekend in the Western Pacific Ocean. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed System 93W has some high, cold thunderstorm cloud tops, indicating strong convection. (2010-05-27)

NASA casts infrared eye on Southern Indian Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Claudia
The third tropical cyclone in the Southern Indian Ocean has been renamed Tropical Cyclone Claudia as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead.The AIRS instrument on Aqua captured infrared imagery of Claudia over two days that showed the western quadrant is most powerful part of the cyclone. (2012-12-07)

3 days of NASA infrared images show System 92S tropically developing
NASA satellites have been watching the low pressure area called System 92S for days, and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed cloud temperatures were cooling, indicating the storm was getting more organized after it moved over northern Madagascar. Now it may be headed for landfall in Mozambique. (2012-02-27)

NASA eyes Tropical Storm Nalgae negotiating wind shear
Infrared imagery from NASA looked at cloud top temperatures in Tropical Storm Nalgae and revealed that wind shear was still affecting the storm. (2017-08-03)

Barry expected to dissipate rapidly after landfall
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua spacecraft captured this infrared image of Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico's Bay of Campeche at 07:53 UTC (3:53 a.m. EDT) on June 20, 2013, as the storm was about to make landfall in southern Mexico. (2013-06-20)

Infrared NASA imagery shows sinking air, elongation in Tropical Storm Emang
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument that flies on NASA's Aqua satellite provides valuable data to tropical cyclone forecasters, and revealed sinking air, a small area of powerful thunderstorms, and a slightly elongated Tropical Storm Emang. (2013-01-15)

NASA sees Tropical Storm Enrique enter cooler waters, weaken
Tropical cyclones need sea surface temperatures of at least 80 degrees Fahrenheit (26.6 Celsius) to maintain strength, and a new infrared image from NASA's Aqua satellite shows that Tropical Storm Enrique has moved into an area where temperatures are under that threshold. (2015-07-15)

NASA checks out Hurricane Sergio's cloud temperature
NASA's Aqua satellite peered into Hurricane Sergio with infrared light to determine if the storm was intensifying or weakening. Infrared data showed cloud top temperatures were getting warmer on the western half of the storm, indicating the uplift of air in storms had weakened. (2018-10-09)

NASA's infrared data shows Tropical Storm Flossie's strength
Tropical Storm Flossie formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and strengthened quickly on July 25. (2013-07-25)

NASA examines System 99L over Hispaniola in infrared light
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the tropical low pressure area known as System 99L it was located over Hispaniola. The AIRS instrument aboard Aqua analyzed the low pressure area in infrared light. (2016-08-26)

Haze pollution affects satellite cloud detection
Scientists compare cloud detection from four sensors onboard the 'A-Train' satellite constellation during two severe haze episodes in winter 2015-2016 and suggest that in severe haze weather the cloud product of MODIS should be used with caution. (2017-11-27)

NASA sees tiny Tropical Depression Irwin winding down
Infrared imagery from NASA looked at cloud top temperatures in Tropical Depression Irwin found a very small area of cold clouds and no strong storms. Irwin appeared as a swirl of clouds as it continued to wind down. (2017-08-01)

NASA takes Tropical Cyclone Nanuak's temperature
Tropical Cyclone Nanauk is holding its own for now as it moves through the Arabian Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite took its cloud top temperatures to determine its health. (2014-06-12)

NASA satellite sees western north Pacific Tropical Cyclone strengthening
NASA satellite data has watched cloud temperatures drop in a low pressure system in the western North Pacific Ocean called System 92W, indicating that there's more uplift and power in the storm. That's a sign the storm is strengthening. (2012-07-20)

NASA puts Tropical Storm Dorian in the infrared spotlight
The newest tropical storm to form in the Atlantic was put in NASA's (2013-07-25)

NASA eyes another developing depression in northern Indian Ocean
Infrared satellite data from NASA's Aqua satellite showed bands of thunderstorms wrapping around low pressure System 92B's center. If this system develops it would become Tropical Depression 06B. (2013-12-05)

NASA eyes low in eastern Pacific for tropical development
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of a low pressure area called (2010-05-27)

NASA view of Atlantic's Tropical Depression 19 shows backwards 'C' of strong storms
Infrared imagery from the AIRS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that the strongest thunderstorms within the Atlantic Ocean's Tropical Depression 19 seem to form a backwards letter (2012-10-23)

NASA sees Tropical Storm Rosa being born and powering up quickly
The seventeenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean hurricane season formed early on Oct. 30 and quickly strengthened into Tropical Storm Rosa. Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed strong convection in the storm's center, hinting at that intensification. (2012-10-30)

NASA's infrared satellite imagery shows wind shear affecting Cyclone Ian
Tropical Cyclone Ian has been battered by wind shear and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that the bulk of the precipitation has been pushed east and southeast of the storm's center. (2014-01-13)

NASA infrared satellite imagery shows Tropical Storm Mawar strengthening
The infrared instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured temperature data on Tropical Storm Mawar in the western North Pacific Ocean and showed that the cloud top temperatures were growing colder. That's an indication that the thunderstorms within are higher and stronger -- a sign of strengthening. (2012-06-01)

NASA infrared data analyzes cloud top temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Claudia
Satellite data of Tropical Cyclone Claudia's cloud top temperatures revealed that the storm was weakening. (2020-01-15)

Typhoon Morakot's cloud top extent doubled in size in 1 day
Satellite imagery over the last two days has shown Typhoon Morakot to be a monster, and over the last two days, NASA satellites have confirmed the typhoon doubled its size. (2009-08-06)

NASA provides an infrared look at Hurricane Joaquin over time
A series of NASA infrared images of Hurricane Joaquin from Oct. 1-6 show the development and movement of the storm, and its moisture stream into South Carolina. (2015-10-07)

NASA sees Tropical Storm Rosa's rains southeast of center
Wind shear is pushing the bulk of Tropical Storm Rosa southeast of the storm's center, and that's evident on infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite. Meanwhile System 99E, that was trailing behind Rosa on Oct. 31, has now (2012-11-01)

NASA sees powerful thunderstorms in Tropical Storm Matmo
Strong thunderstorms reaching toward the top of the troposphere circled Tropical Storm Matmo's center and appeared in a band of thunderstorms on the storm's southwestern quadrant. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed very cold temperatures that indicated the high cloud tops in the powerful storms. (2014-07-18)

NASA sees Tropical Depression Talim becoming disorganized
Tropical Storm Talim has weakened overnight due to stronger wind shear and land interaction and is now a depression. NASA satellite data from June 21 revealed that the thunderstorms that make up the tropical cyclone are scattered and disorganized. (2012-06-21)

A look at the US cold snap from NASA infrared imagery
Imagery and an animation of infrared imagery from the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite showed the movement of cold, Arctic air over the U.S. from Dec. 1 to Dec. 11. That frigid air mass is expected to affect states from the north central to the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic. (2016-12-13)

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