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Tim Marshall and Lindsay Bennett deploy tornado probes during "tornado intercept practice" near Salina, Kansas, June 3, 2009. A Discovery Channel cameraman is filming in the foreground...The practice simulates the deployement of vehicles and instruments near a tornado; the part of the tornado is played by this pickup truck that steadily moves towards the participants at around 20 miles per hour. ..Project Vortex 2 is a two year National Science Foundation funded science mission to study tornadoes and supercell thunderstorms. .
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