Tornado Tracks Highlights 61 Years of Tornado Activity [Wallpaper]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on June 22nd, 2012

This eye catching image maps 61 years worth of storm data over the continental United States. It’s neat way to see the frequency and intensity of tornadoes and is available in wallpaper-friendly resolutions.

John Nelson took 61 years of data from government sources like the NOAA and compiled the data into a visualization. You can read more about the methodology behind the image at the link below or jump right to Flickr to grab a high-res image for your desktop.

Tornado Tracks [via Neatorama]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/22/12
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