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Archive: May 2011

Joplin, Missouri tornadic supercell

McIDAS images of GOES-13 Visible (0.63 µm) data (above) showed the rapid development of a supercell thunderstorm that produced the deadly tornado which struck Joplin, Missouri (station identifier JLN) on 22 May 2011. The GOES-13 satellite had been placed into Rapid Scan Operations... Read More