Newspaper front pages showing Tuscaloosa News’ iconic tornado photo

When Tuscaloosa News’ Dusty Compton took a photo of the massive tornado that swept through Tuscaloosa, Ala., Wednesday afternoon, he didn’t know it would land on the cover of The New York Times, USA Today and dozens of other newspapers throughout the country.

Here are some of the front pages that Compton’s photo appeared on today …

The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News
USA Today
The New York Times
The News Journal in Wilmington, Del.
The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn.
The News Herald in Panama City, Fla.
Poynter’s St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times
The Dothan (Ala.) Eagle
The Sun Herald in Biloxi, Miss.
The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
Star-Telegram in Fort Worth, Texas
The Arizona Republic
Gazette Times in Corvallis, Wash.
The Virginian Pilot
The Savannah (Ga.) Morning News

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  • Anonymous

    It appears that a couple of the photos differ slightly. Look at the tornado relative to the tanker truck.