Dickinson Tornado (Report, Radar, Photos)

Damage Report

Radar Data

Shown above are radar images at approximately 816 pm MDT. Left is a radar reflectivity, showing a large storm over Dickinson. Right is storm relative motion, depicting how the precipitation within a thunderstorm is moving. Green is motion towards the radar, and red is away. When green and red are located next to each other, there is air moving towards and away from the radar over a short distance, signifying rotation and a possible tornado. Notice the couplet of green next to red near Dickinson, indicating a tornado.

NWS Damage Photos

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