This clip shows just one of the many tornadoes that swept through the mid and central US over the past two days:
Fascinating to watch this very detailed simulation of an EF5 tornado.
via Leigh Orf’s YouTube Channel
“Orf, Wilhelmson, Wicker, Lee and Finley (2014). Talk 3B.3 at the Severe Local Storms Conference, November 3, 2014, Madison.”
“He looked at tornadoes not for the spotlight of TV but for the scientific aspect. At the end of the day, he wanted to save lives and he gave the ultimate sacrifice for that,” Jim Samaras said.
“Timelapse of closest NEXRAD base reflectivity of the 29 June 2012 derecho. The timelapse moves from Davenport, Iowa to Richmond, Virginia over 14 hours.”
Baseball size hail captured on video. The water in the pool looks like it’s boiling! The video was shot on 16 May 2010 in Oklahoma City. Surreal!