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A Triple Tropical Tempest Train: Karina, Lowell, Marie

NASA and NOAA satellites are studying the triple tropical tempests that are now romping through the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured Tropical Storm Karina, Tropical Storm Lowell and newly formed Tropical Storm Marie on August 22.

NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured all three storms in an infrared image at 0900 UTC (5 a.m. EDT), and Tropical Lowell clearly dwarfs Karina to its west, and Marie to the east. The infrared image was created at NASA/NOAA's GOES Project at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

For more information about Lowell, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/12e-eastern-pacific-ocean/

For more information about Karina, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/karina-eastern-pacific/

For more information about Marie, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/marie-eastern-pacific/

Rob Gutro
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Page Last Updated: August 22nd, 2014
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