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Weather 101: Tornadic Supercell Structure

Weather 101: Tornadic Storm
Posted at 6:43 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 10:44:43-04

Supercell thunderstorms are complex structures and something we have to watch closely. The result is often severe weather and at times tornadoes. Here's a look at what they look like on radar.

After watching this video you should be able to answer the following questions:
-What typically shows up as pink/black on radar?
-Where is the cold air in the thunderstorm?
-What is the return on radar called that signifies we likely have a tornado?