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Major Storm Approaching

  1. Nov 24, 2014 #1

    davenn

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    Another big storm heading towards home yesterday

    20141124 Storm Panorama sm.jpg

    this tiny 800x600 size doesn't do it justice

    Dave
     
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  3. Nov 24, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

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    Is this a hurricane level storm? in Sydney?
     
  4. Nov 24, 2014 #3

    Evo

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    Wow, that's scary!
     
  5. Nov 24, 2014 #4

    davenn

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    just a major thunderstorm :) several places had winds 75 - 100km/hr (40 - 60 miles/hr)



    hi Evo ... yes WOW that was also the word out of the mouth of a lady that came out of the office block behind me I was standing in front of

    she said " I saw you taking photo's and came outside to see what of ..... ( there was a pause, then I hear) ... WOW"

    Dave
     
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  6. Nov 24, 2014 #5

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    It also appears to have a funnel and then what we call a "skud" cloud to the left of the funnel.
     
  7. Nov 24, 2014 #6

    davenn

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    they were both just skud cloud lowerings

    OK Evo, now you have impressed me ;) you are a storm aficionado if you know the term skud cloud :)
    non-stormchasers/met office people don't usually know that term

    DAve
     
  8. Nov 24, 2014 #7
    Gee.. like doors of hell opening:eek:
     
  9. Nov 24, 2014 #8

    Evo

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    I live in Kansas, before I lived many years in Houston, TX, so, yes, I am into storms and tornadoes.
     
  10. Nov 24, 2014 #9

    DaveC426913

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    I just used that term, like 2 hours ago, looking out the office window, I described some clouds as scudding. I didn't know it was meteorological; I thought it was literary.
     
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  11. Nov 24, 2014 #10

    davenn

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    Haven't been in Kansas stormchasing since 2006, lack of funds have stopped more visits

    cool, Dave ......
    Over the years, there's been many a scud cloud mistaken as a tornadic funnel. People don't observe long enough to determine significant rotation etc

    here's a crop of that area from the full sized image

    20141124 Storm Panorama crop.jpg


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