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Occluded Mesocyclone Tornado

Occluded mesocyclone tornado. Occluded means old circulation on a storm; this tornado was forming while the new circulation was beginning to form the tornadoes which preceeded the F5 Oklahoma City tornado.

Location: 7 miles south of Anadarko, Oklahoma

Photo Date: May 3, 1999

Credit: OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)

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Posted on March 13, 2011, in Tornados. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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