Supercell Thunderstorm Base and Updraft
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A supercell thunderstorm is often most dramatic as it is dying. As the storm becomes smaller and returns to a low precipitation state it reveals its bare bones so to speak. The basic structure of the storm is no longer obscured by lower level inflow clouds. The base and updraft core are easily observable allowing examination of these basic components. Such was the case with the Atwood Supercell. Shortly after making this image the storm gradually disappeared.