28 March 2000 | Ft. Worth TX Tornado | GOES-8 Imager Visible

This loop of GOES-8 imager visible channel shows the development of convection along and east of the surface dry line that was moving eastward across Texas on 28 March 2000. The GOES-8 satellite was placed in Rapid Scan Operations (RSO) mode, allowing imagery at 5-10 minute intervals during much of the period. The first tornado was reported just south of the Texas/Oklahoma border around 23:24 UTC, while the Ft. Worth tornado began around 00:22 UTC. Ft. Worth is located at the center of the images (station identifier KFTW).

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