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Title: Tornado Radar Images
Description: Radar images of the May 22, 2011, tornado that devastated Joplin, Mo. In the right image, colors indicate the intensity of the rain ranging from light (green) to heavy (red and fuchsia). The classic hook pattern of the supercell from which the tornado arose is clearly seen at center. In the left image, inbound winds show up as green and outbound winds as red. The tornado?s wind rotation was estimated at greater than 320 kilometers per hour (200 miles per hour).

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See also http://www.nist.gov/el/building_materials/tornado-120313.cfm.
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Type: Graphic/scientific data
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Credit: National Weather Service, NOAA
AV Number: 13EL019
Date Created: Unknown
Date Entered: 12/3/2013

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