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Photo of funnel over Springfield

Posted by joeinmo 6b-7a (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 22, 13 at 1:40

Here is a photo of the funnel over Springfield before it touchdown today.

This is from north of Springfield overlooking the city from a hill.

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RE: Photo of funnel over Springfield

Saw your post and thought "What funnel?" lol I hadn't heard about it. I do remember thinking the clouds looked pretty scary off to the east when I was headed to Walmart yesterday evening. Glad nobody was hurt. I didn't hear any sirens.


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RE: Photo of funnel over Springfield

I didn't know about the storm until the evening news! I am sure glad it didn't do a lot of damage.

Great shot byw!


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RE: Photo of funnel over Springfield

Good picture. When you took the picture could you see rotation? I am not sure I would have known it was a tornado. I want some more rain but not any of those.


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RE: Photo of funnel over Springfield

Helen,

Yes there was slight rotation, but also very weird bottom up elevator type movement. After I heard it had touch down in Springfield a couple of the weathermen said this was a land spout and instead of the funnel moving from top to bottom, it developed bottom up, so that explains it. Its Still considered a tornado, but not your traditional spring tornado caused by dry cool air and warm moist air moving diagonally toward each other.


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