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Satellite and NEXRAD Images from the March 1, 1997 Southern United States Tornado and Flood Outbreak (NOAA/NCDC)

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Abstract: On March 1, 1997, a severe weather situation with tornadoes and very
heavy rainfall erupted along a nearly stationary front from Texas to
West Virginia. At mid-afternoon on Saturday, an outbreak of strong to
violent tornadoes in Arkansas, northern Mississippi, and western
Tennessee resulted in 27 deaths, including 25 in Arkansas. Several of
the tornadoes have been ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 30.0   E: -77.0   W: -96.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA National Climatic Data Center
Dataset Title: Satellite and NEXRAD Images from the March 1, 1997 Southern United States Tornado and Flood Outbreak (NOAA/NCDC)
Dataset Publisher: NOAA
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/reports/marchflooding/marchflooding.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-02-28
Stop Date: 1997-03-03
Ancillary Keywords
Originating Center
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: GIF, MPEG
Fees: No Fee
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24

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