UNDATED (KMOX) – As technology grows and develops, so too do the models meteorologists have to study weather patterns.
Through use of satellites, scientists can now provide a “big picture” look at how severe weather develops.
Every 15 minutes, the satellites send data back to Earth.
Here’s a look at what happened last Sunday when a massive tornado hit Joplin, Missouri.
Copyright NOAA/NASA GOES Project, Dennis Chesters