22 August 1998 -- GOES-8 10.7 Micron IR
Heavy Rains Over Texas as Tropical Storm Charley Moves Inland

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This loop of GOES-8 10.7 micron IR imagery shows the pulsing of cold cloud tops (red to black enhancement, -65 to -75 C) associated with strong convection within the central dense overcast (CDO) region of the tropical system. Heavy rains from this feature produced flooding across the Texas counties outlined in black. Counties outlined in cyan were affected by heavy rains from warm-topped convection (green to yellow enhancement, -45 to -55 C) within a feeder band which developed north of the center of the circulation. Surface winds (knots) and weather conditions (R-/R/R+ = light/moderate/heavy rain; W = shower; F = fog) are also plotted on the imagery.

The anticyclonic circulation of the upper-tropospheric storm outflow is also evident along the southern and western periphery of the system.

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