supercell

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su·per·cell

 (so͞o′pər-sĕl′)
n.
A severe, usually isolated thunderstorm characterized by a strong rotating updraft and often giving rise to damaging winds, electrical storms, flooding, large hail, and tornadoes.
Translations
Superzelle
supercellule
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This realistic visualization of a supercell thunderstorm was honored at the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment conference in St.
He said the storm was caused by "explosive convectional uplift in a supercell thunderstorm formed in a highly unstable Spanish plume".
A supercell thunderstorm hit the region on June 28 and caused devastation across Tyneside.
BRIMFIELD - A supercell thunderstorm developed over Western Massachusetts the afternoon of June 1, 2011.
Reports from yachts, coupled with video evidence and weather-watch radar signatures, would strongly suggest that the 'Boxing Day Terror' occurred with a supercell thunderstorm cloud and was, therefore, a true tornado.
Last year, the city suffered a supercell thunderstorm, which contained enough energy to power the city for a day.
A selection of your comments left on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages A SUPERCELL thunderstorm hit the North East on Thursday.
Unlike most thunderstorms that visit Central Massachusetts, a supercell thunderstorm is a rotating storm that can spawn a tornado if the correct meteorological recipe is in place.
A large supercell thunderstorm developed near Tulsa, and traveled across Missouri and into Illinois, creating an unusually long 400-mile track (NWS, 2006), a record exceeding the previous high of 366 miles set in April 2001 by a long-track, Kansas-to-Illinois, supercell hailstorm (Changnon and Burroughs, 2003).
It was a supercell thunderstorm which contained enough energy to power the city for a day.
The National Weather Service last night confirmed that the three tornadoes - which they rated an EF-1 to EF-3 - were produced by a supercell thunderstorm that left a path of destruction from Westfield to Sturbridge.
This supercell thunderstorm produced an EF-3 tornado in Northern Illinois and then moved through Walworth and Kenosha counties in southeastern Wisconsin where it produced yet another EF-3 tornado.