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Satellite Images Associated with the
May 10, 2010 Tornado Outbreak in Oklahoma

Shown below are several images from the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) Satellite Blog. The link to the blog for the May 10, 2010 tornado outbreak is available here.

CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel for May 10, 2010
CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel for May 10, 2010

CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 10.7 µm IR images for May 10, 2010
CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 10.7 µm IR images for May 10, 2010

A large-scale IR view on May 10, 2010 at 5:32 PM CDT showing the cluster of very cold IR cloud top temperatures (as cold as -84 C, purple enhancement) that a short time earlier was likely associated with the reports of a couple of tornadoes and hail of 4.00 and 3.75-inch in diameter in the Norman and Tinker AFB areas.
A large-scale IR view on May 10, 2010 at 5:32 PM CDT showing the cluster of very cold IR cloud top temperatures (as cold as -84 C, purple enhancement) that a short time earlier was likely associated with the reports of a couple of tornadoes and hail of 4.00 and 3.75-inch in diameter in the Norman and Tinker AFB areas.

A close-up IR view on May 10, 2010 at 5:32 PM CDT showing the cluster of very cold IR cloud top temperatures (as cold as -84 C, purple enhancement) that a short time earlier was likely associated with the reports of a couple of tornadoes and hail of 4.00 and 3.75-inch in diameter in the Norman and Tinker AFB areas.
A close-up IR view on May 10, 2010 at 5:32 PM CDT showing the cluster of very cold IR cloud top temperatures (as cold as -84 C, purple enhancement) that a short time earlier was likely associated with the reports of a couple of tornadoes and hail of 4.00 and 3.75-inch in diameter in the Norman and Tinker AFB areas.

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