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Storm responsible for rare Christmas tornadoes caught by

Storm responsible for rare Christmas tornadoes caught by NASA, NOAA satellites

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An unexpected and unwelcomed holiday surprise arrived for the people of Mississippi, Georgia and Louisiana on Christmas week, and as the storm took shape, NASA and US National Oceanic and...

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