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


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Listen Live