Tornado tracks

John Nelson of IDV Solutions put 56 years worth of tornadoes on a map. John plotted each tornado’s path and used brightness for its F-scale (level of intensity). He also added secondary charts for deaths and injuries and frequency by F-scale.

Tornado tracks

John Nelson of IDV Solutions put 56 years worth of tornadoes on a map. John plotted each tornado’s path and used brightness for its F-scale (level of intensity). He also added secondary charts for deaths and injuries and frequency by F-scale.

Posted 1 year ago
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3D model of Joplin tornado debris

Not long ago, we showed you some fresh imagery from Joplin, MO, after they were hit by that devastating tornado.
Steve Ansari from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)  recently sent us an amazing file that shows debris from the tornado in a  3D model!

3D model of Joplin tornado debris

Not long ago, we showed you some fresh imagery from Joplin, MO, after they were hit by that devastating tornado.

Steve Ansari from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) recently sent us an amazing file that shows debris from the tornado in a 3D model!

Posted 2 years ago
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The Deadliest Years

More than 280 people were killed in Wednesday’s  tornado outbreak, bringing the year’s total to over 330 and making it  the deadliest year since 1974, when 366 people were killed.

The Deadliest Years

More than 280 people were killed in Wednesday’s tornado outbreak, bringing the year’s total to over 330 and making it the deadliest year since 1974, when 366 people were killed.

Posted 2 years ago
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msnbc:

3-D imagery of yesterday’s tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala., via an @iWitnessWeather twitpic.

msnbc:

3-D imagery of yesterday’s tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala., via an @iWitnessWeather twitpic.

Reblogged 2 years ago from motherjones
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