Posts Tagged ‘mesocyclone’

Article published in Earthzine magazine

Author (stormchaser) Tom Windsor’s  article  on Storm Chasing, Chaos and Climate  was published  in EarthZine online magazine this year.

In it he  relates  his own journey of exploring (chasing) the science behind climate change. “This is an essay on his time as an up-close observer of extreme weather systems, and his recent conversion from climate change agnostic”.    ( EarthZine is an online source for news, articles, information and educational materials about Earth Science )




Oldest Historic Account of a Supercell Storm ?


08 20 05 1955 300x225 Oldest Historic Account of a Supercell Storm ?


Approximately 2500 years ago the biblical prophet Ezekiel wrote an account which I think contains some details that are now only understood in light of modern meteorology. Though he was certainly describing more than a natural storm in the text, he wrote about a great cloud and “a whirlwind coming out of the north.”

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