Water Content in Convective Storm Clouds

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Science  22 Jun 1973:
Vol. 180, Issue 4092, pp. 1274-1276
DOI: 10.1126/science.180.4092.1274


The condensed water content of convective storms was measured by the use of a penetrating aircraft. Regions 1 to 2 kilometers in extent and having condensed water contents of about 20 grams per cubic meter were found to be definite features of the cloud interior.