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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0140

Experience with TIROS showed that bright clouds with relatively well-defined edges and isolated from a main cloud mass, could be indicators of severe weather Shortly after this photograph, the southernmost cloud spawned a tornado. TIROS I, orbit 820.

Image ID: spac0140, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Midwest of the United States
Photo Date: 1960 May 27, 1719 CST

Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/

High Resolution Photo Available

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