29 Apr '11, 7pm

Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia [image] #NASA

Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia [image] #NASA

Three tornado tracks stretch across Georgia and Alabama in this true-color image taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on April 28, 2011. The lower image, from April 12, confirms that the long brown tracks were not present before the storm. The westernmost track, in Alabama, crosses over Lake Martin and then extends northeast toward the Georgia border. The tornado caused extensive damage in the community of Dadeville, east of the lake, reported the National Weather Service. Two tracks are visible in Georgia, and both were caused by EF3 tornadoes with winds up to 140 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The fainter of the two tracks (in the north) passed through Meriwether, Spalding, and Henry counties, covering 20 miles. The tornado was half a mile wide. The lower track is much longer, covering at ...

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Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

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

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

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Tornado Tracks in Mississippi and Alabama [imag...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 8pm

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 ...

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 ...

Tornado Tracks in Tuscaloosa, Alabama from space

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

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

Paths of destruction seen on satellite imagery ...

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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 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 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...

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

Severe Tornado Outbreak in the Southern United ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Apr '11, 7pm

April 27 and April 28, 2011, brought the deadliest tornado outbreak in the United States since 1974. By dawn on April 28, ...

Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama [image] #NASA

Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama [image]...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 May '11, 6pm

The tornado damage inflicted on Tuscaloosa on April 27, 2011, was just one part of a tornado track roughly 80.3 miles (129...

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onearth.org 29 Apr '11, 9pm

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