A simulation of a Florida thunderstorm showing two lightning flashes (upper-level intracloud and a negative cloud-to-ground). Light gray is the cloud boundary, darker gray is 35 dBZ reflectivity. 2D color slice is simulated NEXRAD reflectivity.
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Vaisala Outstanding Research Paper winners (L-R): Richard Adams, Dave Priegnitz, Pam Heinselman, Travis Smith, Kevin Manross. See full story below!
A Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar scans a supercell thunderstorm near Artesia, NM during VORTEX2 2010 operations.
Chase StormDawg, VORTEX2 special correspondent to kids, is showing mammatus clouds he saw in front of his house. He joined VORTEX2 in the field on May 1 to report on what he sees.