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In the opening lines to The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the Cruelest Month." You might agree if you live in the southeastern United States. Last April, a historic outburst of 202 tornadoes turned broad swaths of that part of the country into a disaster zone.
Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states.
NASA atmospheric scientists got an unexpected chance to study a curious phenomenon called "thundersnow" when a recent storm unleashed it right over their heads.