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2011-07-12 14:08:58

Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states It was one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. Now scientists are organizing a research program to better understand the tornadoes that blew through Alabama and other southeastern states on April 27, 2011. Scientists at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) are analyzing radar data from that day, then merging the information with detailed storm surveys and other data. They hope to learn more...

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2005-04-27 07:12:14

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) -- An experimental radar system aimed at giving meteorologists a clearer picture of a forming tornado is being installed in Chickasha, Rush Springs, Lawton and Cyril, according to a University of Oklahoma meteorology professor. Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier says the system is expected to go online by next spring. The radar system is being developed jointly by the University of Oklahoma and three other universities. It is called the Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the...