Contact: Michael Carlowicz
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: A violent tornado touched down in Arkansas on April 27, 2014, killing as many as 15 people. The top image, acquired on April 28 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite, shows what appears to be a tornado track north of Little Rock, Ark.
Credit: NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland. NASA Earth Observatory would like to credit Aaron Perry for pointing out the track.
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