Cloud Computing: Google Maps Alabama Tornado Devastation in Tuscaloosa, Jefferson County

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2011-05-02
 
 
 

Jefferson County Before

Here is a tranquil Jefferson County in 2010.

Jefferson County Before

Jefferson County After

Here is Jefferson County, after being struck by tornadoes on April 27.

Jefferson County After

Jefferson County Towns

Google highlights Jefferson County towns as they looked in 2010.

Jefferson County Towns

Devastation in Jefferson County Towns

Here are those same towns from the celestial view, after.

Devastation in Jefferson County Towns

Peaceful Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove, Ala., was covered in lush forest in the view from 2010.

Peaceful Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove Destroyed

Here is the scene after the tornadoes uprooted thousands of trees.

Pleasant Grove Destroyed

Alberta Elementary School

This is what Alberta Elementary School looked like in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in 2010 before the tornado.

Alberta Elementary School

Alberta Elementary After the Storm

The school and its surroundings are shredded by the vicious winds.

Alberta Elementary After the Storm

Charleston Square Apartments

Here are the Charleston Square Apartments in Tuscaloosa in 2010.

Charleston Square Apartments

Charleston Apartments Swept Away

Charleston Square Apartments ceased to exist after the tornado in 2011.

Charleston Apartments Swept Away

University Place Elementary School

Here is the University Place Elementary School in Tuscaloosa in 2010.

University Place Elementary School

University After

This is what's left of the elementary school in 2011 after the tornado.

University After

Tuscaloosa in 2010

Here is the wide view of Tuscaloosa as it was in 2010.

Tuscaloosa in 2010

Tuscaloosa Struck by Tornadoes

This is what happened in Tuscaloosa when the tornadoes swept through. A lot of houses and buildings that were on the map before simply aren't anymore.

Tuscaloosa Struck by Tornadoes

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