Roger's SkyPix

The Wall Cloud Wall

Hung Low

Hung Low

[Part 2 of 3] Within just a minute, this wall cloud had evolved from a pointy, banded feature to this very low-hanging and flatter form, still roating rapidly, still monochromatically colored and textured, and still worth watching for potential tornado development. Although this now-blocky wall cloud soon would erode, the old and occluded circulation didn't go away. Instead, it started wrapping in rain, then produced a surprising little tornado before finally dissipating in the increasingly stable, precipitation-filled back side of the supercell. Only then could we motor around the rear flank and get back in position to view a newer, large, menacing mesocyclone from the same supercell, farther east.

5 N Channing TX (18 May 10) Looking NW
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