Sunday, March 29, 2015

Tornado images

The government posts before-and-after aerial photos of Joplin.

Tornado images

It is all but impossible for most of us to visualize the horrific damage caused by the Joplin tornado, now rated as an EF-5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the strongest designation possible.

This afternoon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration posted aerial images of Joplin from before and after the tornado hit.

Here is the link. It is a large file, so give a few minutes to download.

Tony Wood Inquirer Weather Columnist
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Tony Wood has been writing about the atmosphere for The Inquirer for 26 years.

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