According to the National Weather Service, a derecho is a “widespread, long-lived storm that is associated with a bandRead more
The Henryville Indiana tornado of March 2, 2012, rated an F4 on NOAA’s 0-5 Enhanced Fujita scale. This tornado causedRead more
The video title says ‘Sudden Tornado During Football Match”, but this is actually a Dust Devil. None the less, thisRead more
Massive storm supercell rapidly closing in on a beach in Helsinki Finland.
A supercell is a thunderstorm that is characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone; a deep, continuously-rotating updraft. Of the four classifications of thunderstorms (supercell, squall line, multi-cell, and single-cell), supercells are the overall least common and have the potential to be the most severe. Supercells are often isolated from other thunderstorms, and can dominate the local climate up to 20 miles (32 km) away.Read more
Every now and then an interesting event is reported via the RsoeEdis RSS feed in our sidebar. Rsoe reports eventsRead more