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Thunderstorms Spawn Tornadoes
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The above images were acquired by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) aboard the NOAA-15 Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite at 6:59 PM CDT on June 18, 2001.
For more information on the Siren, Wisconsin, tornado follow this link to the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), University of Wisconsin Space Science and Engineering Center.