Pocahontas and Humboldt Counties
|Original target was Carrol county IA this day after seeing the early convection go up. Was hoping the most northern cell may try to break off the line and follow a boundary which was lying on a SW/NE axis through northern IA into south east MN. TOR box went up on the way down but I had my doubts of anything really going tornadic in this area.
This is the northen cell east of Pocahontas IA looking northeast.
|The cell did break off for a short period and was able to feed off the south east inflow. View is looking to the northeast in Pocahontas county still.|
|The only thing I saw all day which tried to look like a wall cloud. Tornado warned but sure doesn't look tornadic.|
|Gotta love pointy things during a tornado watch. This is a shark's tooth of sorts looking to the south.|
|Here comes the outflow and starts stretching the rounded base out into the line to the south. Show is over...or is it?|
|Looks like the shelf will be taking over from here on. A 60 mph gust was reported with this as it is now in Humboldt county.|
|Awesome view of the shelf as it comes over the Humboldt airport. Saw people on the golf course across the road looking up in surprise. Like they couldn't see it coming for 20 miles.|
|Took this on the way home as these are the bases which would form into the cell which prompted the SEV warning in Anoka, Hennepin, and Ramsey counties later. They took their sweet time to get going! S-L-O-W...
Nice chase as was still home by 10pm!
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