May 1, 1999
Andrews County, Texas Supercells
|Looking west at a dissipating tornado, barely visible in the distance under a wall cloud.|
|Looking west a short time later at a funnel, with a hint of condensation near the ground below it.|
|Looking up and west at the occluding wall cloud and circulation.|
|Farther southwest, looking north at an HP supercell.|
|Looking north as a tail cloud develops, feeding into a wall cloud located in the "notch" of an HP supercell.|
|Looking north at a funnel which developed from a "shed" mesocyclone, left in the wake of an HP supercell, which was located several miles east of this location.|
|Still looking north. Note the scud on the left side of the image. This scud was rotating about a horizontal axis and was apparently an extension of the circulation feeding into the funnel. Note the second smaller funnel to the right of the large funnel.|
|The funnel dissipated shortly after this image. Outflow from the HP supercell located to the east (right) resulted in the lower end of the funnel being pushed to the left.|
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