A severe thunderstorm whose updrafts and downdrafts are in near balance allowing the storm to maintain itself for several hours. Supercells often produce large hail and tornadoes.
|What makes cars lightning-safe?
||The "Skin effect" is responsible for protecting
you from lightning in a car- not rubber tires.
Lightning Safety Quiz.
|Phased Array Radar is being
tested in Norman, OK. This new radar system, to be used several
years down the road, will greatly increase warning lead time.
See the test Phased Array Radar here.
NSSL Phased Array Radar information.
More Phased Array Radar information.
More information (PDF).