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    Henry Margusity

    Video Recaps Pilger Tornado... More Severe Storms

    6/17/2014, 5:37:04 AM

    Below is the radar image from the Pilger, Nebraska, twin tornadoes. Notice the two debris balls and the velocity of both tornadoes. You rarely see something like this. The key to the tornadoes as the 50-knot+ low-level jet and the dew points into the 70s feeding the storms. In essence, the low-level jet was feeding right into the rear of the supercell where the mesocyclones were located. So as while one tornado started to occlude, the other rapidly start to spin up so for a few minutes you had to two tornadoes at once.



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    Henry Margusity