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Old 08-19-2010, 03:57 PM
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Default Re: AUG 19,2010- Richmond Hill

Originally Posted by Smokin Joe View Post
These were all twisting into a centerpoint in the base. Looking up into these clouds it gives major vertical motion visuals almost looking more like a downward motion don't know if it was an illusion or what
I have noticed a few times a pocket in a shelf cloud that begins to show intense lifting motions causing some cinnamon swirls in the base etc..... Also if a shelf is intense enough there are times it can become inflow dominant again and even become tornadic!

There is an amazing storm in that shows a huge shelf turning back into a massive wall cloud in the archives..... really cool
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