Tornado damage in Google Earth

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We recently came across this article featuring Google Earth imagery showing the town of Pilger, Nebraska, before and after a tornado. After a bit of research, it appears that the newly added image is … [Read more...]

The tornado damage in Mayflower, Arkansas


The NASA Earth Observatory site brings us amazing images from time to time (such as some of these), and they're back with some fresh imagery from the tornadoes that have ripped across the central … [Read more...]

Imagery from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado now in Google Earth


As they did not long after Hurricane Sandy struck the northeast United States last fall, Google has just pushed out new imagery from the devastating tornado that recently hit Moore, … [Read more...]

3D model of Joplin tornado debris

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Not long ago, we showed you some fresh imagery from Joplin, MO, after they were hit by that devastating tornado. Steve Ansari from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) recently sent us an … [Read more...]

Google releases imagery from the recent tornadoes

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As Google often does after a major disaster, they've reacted quickly and have already posted some imagery (via GeoEye) of areas in Alabama that were hardest hit by the tornadoes a few days ago. You … [Read more...]

Tracking tornadoes in Google Earth

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With storms again ripping through the country, many of us are on the lookout for tornadoes. While it can't help you prepare for one, Tornado Paths, created by Perry Samson at the University of … [Read more...]

Google releases imagery for Yazoo tornado and more from Haiti

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Google continues to support relief efforts across the country and across the world with fresh imagery. They've just released more imagery from Haiti, which can be accessed using the Historical … [Read more...]

New Satellite Imagery of Town Destroyed by Tornado

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DigitalGlobe has recently acquired a satellite photo of Greensburg, Kansas - the town which was destroyed by an F5 tornado last Friday night (see news reports). DigitalGlobe is the main provider of … [Read more...]

Historical Maps of Tornado Paths in the US

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Someone from the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences at the University of Michigan posted a Google Maps mashup which shows the paths of tornadoes from 1950-2004 (they have plans to … [Read more...]