28 Apr '11, 7pm

Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United States [image] #NASA

Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United States [image] #NASA

April 27 and April 28, 2011, brought the deadliest tornado outbreak in the United States since 1974. By dawn on April 28, at least 250 people had been killed in 6 states. Alabama was the hardest hit state, with 162 confirmed dead as of Thursday morning. This image shows the storms at 1:45 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time, and the animation shows the development of the weather system that spurred the widespread deadly tornadoes. The images are from the GOES satellite. The animation starts on April 26 and goes through the morning of April 28. The ingredients for severe weather are evident in the cloud patterns. Throughout the period, a relatively stable mass of cold air—visible as a swirl of more-or-less continuous clouds—rotates in the north along the top of the image. Meanwhile, moist air pushes north and west from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. The warm air contains smal...

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Among the more than 150 tornadoes reported on April 27 and 28, 2011, was a rare EF-5 storm. Such a storm has the capacity ...

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Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 5pm

Deadly tornadoes raked across Alabama on April 27, 2011, killing as many as 210 people as of April 29. The hardest-hit com...

Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia [image] #NASA

Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia [image] #...

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Three tornado tracks stretch across Georgia and Alabama in this true-color image taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging ...

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onearth: Tornado Outbreak Raises Climate Change Questions

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With more than 300 dead from at least 100 tornadoes , including at least 210 deaths in Alabama alone, the tornado outbreak...

Green: The Top 10 Solar States

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Juan Arredondo for The New York Times A lineman installing solar panels in Totowa, N.J. As I reported in Thursday’s story ...

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You can see tornado tracks across Mississippi &...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Apr '11, 5pm

Among the more than 150 tornadoes reported on April 27 and 28, 2011, was a rare EF-5 storm. Such a storm has the capacity ...

By the way shows what I'm talking about. You can see the path of destruction.

By the way shows what I'm talking about. You ca...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 11pm

A number of severe thunder storms swept through the mid-Atlantic states on April 28, bringing high winds, hailstones, and ...

Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama from space

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The tracks are pale brown trails where green trees and plants have been uprooted, leaving disturbed ground. Though faint, ...

Tornado Track near Griffin, Georgia [image] #NASA

Tornado Track near Griffin, Georgia [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 9pm

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

Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Brown tr...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 10pm

The tracks are pale brown trails where green trees and plants have been uprooted, leaving disturbed ground. Though faint, ...

Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 03 May '11, 9pm

On April 27, 2011, a devastating tornado tore through Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The storm packed winds of 190 miles (310 kilome...