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Lee County Tornado Scar Visible from Space

6 Mar 2019, 9:23 am

A devastating & violent tornado ripped through Lee County, Alabama on Sunday. The twister left a path of damage which is visible from space:

The tornado brought down thousands of trees, reflected in vegetation index imagery:

As an EF-4 with 170mph winds, this tornado marks the strongest in nearly two years. It’s also the deadliest in more than five years after claiming 23 lives.

More severe weather is expected across the South-central U.S. this weekend.