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supercell

[′sü·pər‚sel]
(meteorology)
A thunderstorm with a persistent rotating updraft. While rare, it produces the most severe weather such as tornadoes, strong winds, and hail.
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"They moved further to the southeast, and on the Slovak-Hungarian borders one of the storms turned into a supercell storm."Weather warnings issuedSlovakia should prepare for several weather extremes in the following days.
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Following the May 15, 2018 supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes, some Connecticut homeowners faced costs of up to $70,000 for debris and tree removal, not covered by homeowners insurance.
On occasion, a supercell thunderstorm can split into two cells.
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After three years in Tampa, Suchan moved to Kansas City, Missouri, as the chief meteorologist in "Tornado Alley," where severe weather in all forms from squall lines to supercell storms takes center stage.
Additionally, while some storms only produce a single mesocyclone, other supercell storms produce several mesocyclones (i.e., "cyclic supercells," [4]), during which the cycle duration and intensity can vary greatly [5-11].