August 1st, 2010 Lone Supercell (8/8/2010)

By: NWS Wichita

 

Lone Supercell over Central Kansas on August 1st

 

During the early evening hours of August 1st, a powerful lone supercell thunderstorm developed over Central Kansas. This intense storm produced golf ball sized hail as it tracked slowly southeast and eventually died off by around 9 pm. Along with having persistent mid level rotation, this storm was extremely tall, reaching over 40,000 feet.



Radar image from around 730 pm.


3-D radar image showing the storm extending over 40,000 feet.


Picture of the supercell in Lincoln County. Picture provided by Henry Diehl.


Picture of the supercell in Lincoln County. Picture provided by Henry Diehl.


Picture of the supercell in Lincoln County. Picture provided by Henry Diehl.

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