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Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United States

Tuscaloosa Tornado Track Fades
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Tuscaloosa Tornado Track Fades

Scientists at Marshall Space Flight Center use satellite imagery to help meteorologists assess the scope of damage caused by tornadoes.

Published May 6, 2016

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Tornado Damage near Berry, Alabama
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Tornado Damage near Berry, Alabama

Acquired May 7, 2011, this natural-color image shows part of a tornado track near the town of Berry, Alabama.

Published May 13, 2011

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Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama
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Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama

Acquired May 4, 2011, this false-color image shows a tornado track near Birmingham, Alabama.

Published May 5, 2011

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Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Acquired May 2, 2011, this natural-color image shows a tornado track through Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the wake of a series of violent storms in the U.S. Southeast.

Published May 5, 2011

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Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Brown tracks show the paths of tornadoes across and around Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in this image from April 28, 2011.

Published Apr 30, 2011

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Tornado Tracks in Mississippi and Alabama
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Tornado Tracks in Mississippi and Alabama

This image, from April 28, 2011, shows the paths of two extremely strong tornadoes across Mississippi and Alabama.

Published Apr 29, 2011

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Tornado Track near Griffin, Georgia
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Tornado Track near Griffin, Georgia

A pale green swath in this Landsat image from April 28, 2011, reveals the path of a tornado outside of Griffin, Georgia.

Published Apr 29, 2011

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Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia
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Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia

Three tornado tracks reveal the path of storms across Alabama and Georgia in this image from April 28, 2011.

Published Apr 29, 2011

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Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United States
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Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United States

This animation shows powerful thunderstorms moving over the southern United States on April 27, 2011.

Published Apr 29, 2011

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