Watch a video from inside of a tornado that touched down near Bashkortostan, Russia, on August 29.
AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Jim Andrews said low pressure was tracking northeast just west of the area at midday on August 29.
"This area would have the atmospheric spin of the kind that you would need for a tornado," he said, adding the dew point was high.
"There was plenty of moisture and it was warm enough," he said, referring to the ingredients to spawn a supercell thunderstorm and tornado.
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The dry, warm stretch of weather that spanned the workweek will continue into the weekend for Detroit.
As the sun begins to sink down beneath the horizon Thursday evening, the moon will partially eclipse the fiery star and cast a narrow shadow upon the Earth.
The remnants of Tropical Depression 9 will move over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula through Friday, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds. Another system nearby bears watching.
Since Tuesday night, NESDIS, NOAA’s satellite and information service, has been experiencing network issues and has not received a full feed of satellite data for input, a critical component for the numerical models used to forecast the weather.
Frigid conditions and heavy snow led to widespread and extensive school cancellations and delays last year. How will this winter shape up?
East Coast, USA (1878)
"Gale of '78;" hurricane center over Richmond, VA. Washington, DC. barometer reading of 28.78"/975 mb. Cape May had winds of 84 mph from the SE. Highest tide ever for the Delaware River. Winds 100 mph at Wilmington, DE. Severe damage in Philadelphia.
Off British Columbia Coast (1918)
The Princess Sophia struck a coastal reef in severe storm and sank. All 343 aboard drowned.
Ishpemig, MI (1929)
27" of snow.