Bill Paxton tribute through storm spotters’ GPS coordinates

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Bill Paxton, who played a storm chaser in Twister, died on Sunday. To honor him, storm spotters gathered at various coordinates to form Paxton’s initials.

I don’t know much about storm chasing or the man, but this seems special. It’s like a hello sent to the skies.

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