Astonishing radar images of the Moore tornado

Image 3D Radar Moore 2This unique 3-D image dramatically shows the rotating tornado as a distinctive purple column in the picture above.  Click on the video below to see astonishing radar images of the destructive tornado as it crossed I-45 and then steamrolled Moore.  The video starts with the more familiar 2-D radar which shows the classic “hook” shape to the radar echo.  That is followed by the 3-D view where the purple column, depicting the tornado slams into Moore.  Notice at the end of the loop, the column collapses as the funnel dissipates:

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