- meso- + cyclone (Wiktionary)
“The horizontally rotating mass, called a mesocyclone, is the first clue to radar observers that a thunderstorm could produce a tornado.”
“With enough air shooting up and down, the pinwheel is knocked on its side, creating a huge rotating mass of clouds called a mesocyclone - the hallmark of a tornado-spawning supercell storm - from which a funnel cloud can shoot down.”
“The rotating updraft of a supercell (called a mesocyclone when visible on radar helps the supercell to produce extreme severe weather events, such as giant hail (more than 2 inches in diameter, strong downbursts of 80 miles an hour or more, and strong to violent tornadoes.”
“mesocyclone," the core rotational structure of a thunderstorm, which can produce a tornado.”
“The rotating column a mesocyclone is drawn down to earth by moisture-laden air.”
“An F4 landspout hit Colorado a few years back, and landspouts are are caused by significantly different phenomena by definition, they have no mesocyclone.”
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“Some severe thunderstorms develop a strong vertical updraft, commonly known as a mesocyclone.”
“When a tornado occurs, the mesocyclone lengthens vertically, constricts, and spirals down to the ground surface.”
“This is a picture of a mesocyclone and wall cloud.”
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