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Thunderstorms Spawn Tornado in Oklahoma

Thunderstorms Spawn Tornado in Oklahoma

NOAA’s GOES-East (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) collected this view of the storm system that spawned a deadly tornado on May 20, 2013, over Moore, Oklahoma. The downloadable animation runs from 10:45 a.m. through 6:45 p.m., Central Daylight Time.

NASA Earth Observatory animation by Robert Simmon, using images from GOES Project Science.