05 May '11, 6pm

Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama [image] #NASA

Tornado Damage near Birmingham, Alabama [image] #NASA

The tornado damage inflicted on Tuscaloosa on April 27, 2011, was just one part of a tornado track roughly 80.3 miles (129.2 kilometers) long and up to 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) wide. On May 4, 2011, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite observed another segment of the tornado track, closer to Birmingham, Alabama. ASTER combines infrared, red, and green wavelengths of light to make false-color images that distinguish between water and land. Water is blue. Buildings and paved surfaces are blue-gray. Vegetation is red. The tornado track appears as a beige stripe running diagonally through this image. On May 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service issued updated information on the violent storms in the Birmingham area. Along the length of its 80-mile path, the tornad...

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Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

Tornado Track in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [image] #NASA

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

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Tornado Damage near Berry, Alabama [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 May '11, 4pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 May '11, 6pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 May '11, 7am

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Tornado Tracks in Alabama and Georgia [image] #NASA

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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 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 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, ...

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webecoist.com 08 May '11, 6am

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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, ...