NWS http://peoriapublicradio.org en New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-images-put-tornado-damage-broad-perspective <p>New images gathered by the City of Pekin using satellite imagery shows the full scale of destruction as viewed from space. The city's <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">GIS data from before and after the storm,</a> was referenced and compiled using ESRI software to reveal the path of destruction that Sunday's EF-4 in Washington took. The EF-2 tornado damage in Pekin, and East Peoria is also displayed in <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">the website</a>.&nbsp; The large footprint of the damage is immediately evident, as is the debris field just outside of the areas in the nearby farm fields.<br /><br />By selecting "bookmarks" on the upper right-hand side of the <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">web page</a>, users can also view additional overlays of satellite images.</p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:26:59 +0000 Daryl Scott 15347 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective