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A fast-moving killer storm
In this video taken from the GOES satellite, a racing storm system speeds across the U.S., beginning on Jan. 31, and explodes into a so-called supercell thunderstorm, the most violent of thunderstorms, that formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, said Ben Nelson, Florida state meteorologist. The tornado that's being blamed in 14 deaths touched down on the border of Lake and Sumter counties and moved east through Seminole and Volusia counties, he said.
[NASA-GSFC, data from NOAA GOES]
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