25 July 2000 | Granite Falls, MN Tornado

GOES-8 visible - Click to enlarge

GOES-8 visible

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GOES-8 10.7 IR - Click to enlarge

GOES-8 10.7um IR

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A tornado occurred at Granite Falls, Minnesota (just southeast of Montevideo, identifier KMVE) around 23:20 UTC (6:20 PM CDT) on 25 July 2000. One person was killed and 15 were injured, with hundreds of homes and buildings damaged. The NOAA GOES-8 visible and InfraRed (IR) imagery above shows the development of severe convection across southern Minnesota that afternoon.


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