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Photos and 88d Images from the April 9th, 2001 Mini-Supercell
(Wall Cloud and Tornado)

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Mature thunderstorm Anvil from a Distance.
Taken from Toulon looking east towards  Marshall/Stark County, IL. line (near Camp Grove)
Photo taken by Larry Meeker (NWS COOP observer)
Wall Cloud Image just before tornado formation.  Looking 5 miles west towards Camp Grove.
Photo taken by Melinda Downing
(NWS SWOP observer)


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Funnel Cloud over the Marshall/Stark County, IL. line (near Camp Grove)
on Monday, April 9th. at approx. 610pm.
The tornado touched down for about 5 minutes in an open field.
(photo by Keenan Campbell  KB9ZDK (used with permission)) 

Zoomed in version of above picture.

WSR-88d Reflectivity image from 609pm, April 9, 2001



WSR-88d Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity image (right) from 623pm,
April 9th, 2001, near reported time of tornado touchdown. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.