(Summary adapted from the WW2010 Home Page)
April 19, 1996: One of the most memorable tornado outbreaks in
Illinois history. During the day, 33 tornadoes touching down as
supercells errupted during the afternoon and evening hours. Winds were
estimated in excess of 170 mph during some of the stronger
tornadoes. One of the ... strongest passed through nearby Ogden, IL.
This case study provides in depth resources related to the April 19th
outbreak. The Weather World 2010 offers a large data base of archived
images with a close examination of the meteorological features
associated with these storms. Images captured from live video footage
of selected tornadoes and a summary of the prestorm atmospheric
conditions are included. In addition, you will find up close and
personal photographs of the damage the twisters left behind.
This case study is available via World Wide Web from The Weather World
2010 Home Page.
Link to: http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/arch/cases/960419/home.rxml