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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.

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

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WSR-88d Reflectivity and Storm Relative Velocity image (right) from 623pm,
April 9th, 2001, near reported time of tornado touchdown.


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