NASA has released this image of Alabama. You can see the track of three tornadoes around the Tuscaloosa area. Click on the image for a larger one.
GEOEYE has made these before-after images available from a satellite 400 miles above Tuscaloosa.
The Tuscaloosa News also has some side-by-side, before-and-after photos here.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.