29 Apr '11, 8pm

Tornado Tracks in Mississippi and Alabama [image] #NASA

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 to collapse a concrete building. The tornado hit Smithville, Mississippi, where it killed at least 14 people, and moved northeast nearly 3 miles toward the Alabama border. It is the first EF5 tornado to occur in Mississippi since 1966, according to the National Weather Service. This image shows the path of exposed ground left in the tornado’s wake. The trail left by the EF5 tornado in Mississippi is much shorter than a similar trail that cuts across northwestern Alabama. The National Weather Service rated this tornado at EF4, with winds around 175 miles per hour, said local news reports. The track was about 12 miles long, and the tornado caused more than 20 deaths. The image was taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’...

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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 Alabama and Georgia [image] #NASA

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

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 7pm

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

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...

Paths of destruction seen on satellite imagery ...

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

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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, ...

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, ...

Mississippi flooding worse this spring than last year. Comparative views from NASA's Terra spacecraft.

Mississippi flooding worse this spring than las...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 12pm

While deadly storms raged in the southern and central United States, several rivers continued to spill over their banks in...

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, ...

onearth: Tornado Outbreak Raises Climate Change Questions

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onearth.org 29 Apr '11, 9pm

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

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 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 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...

Continued Flooding along the Mississippi [image...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 May '11, 9pm

Water levels remained high along the Mississippi and other rivers on April 29, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spect...

Satellite images of Miss. and Ohio River floodi...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 May '11, 10pm

Water levels remained high along the Mississippi and other rivers on April 29, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spect...