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Oklahoma Storm From Space (PHOTOS)

NASA
Published: May 24, 2013

Satellite Sees Storm System Generate Tornado

NASA/NOAA GOES Project, Dennis Chesters

This is an image from NOAA’s GOES-13 satellite of the storm system that generated the tornado in Moore, Okla. The image was captured at 12:55 p.m. CDT as the tornado began its deadly swath. The line of thunderstorms that created the tornado is seen in the south central United States and resembles an exclamation mark. The tornado was generated near the bottom of that line of clouds.


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