Mesocyclone of a supercell storm - Cheyenne, Wyoming
Mesocyclone of a supercell storm - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Caption   The rotating updraft of a supercell storm, known as a mesocyclone, is seen northwest of Cheyenne, Wyoming, on June 4, 2015. The storm has a well-defined tail cloud leading off to the right.
Photo Id   w5399-b654-82ba3
Date and Time   June 4, 2015   3:28 PM
Location   Cheyenne, Wyoming
latitude 41° 6' 4.1" N       longitude 105° 3' 42.9" W
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Keywords   mesocyclone, supercell, storm, thunderstorm, updraft, cauda, tail cloud, rotation, rotating, convection, weather, tail cloud, day, daytime, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, WY, United States
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