Thunderstorms 18th December

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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Certainly the best storm structure photo we have seen this summer. A nice shelf cloud which is the same thing as a gust front.
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Good pictures,like it says "Thunder clouds form weather bomb in Hawke's Bay" :lol:
As for your radio its meant to listen to 531pi and radio rhema etc not spherics :crazy:
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Great photo, certainly looks similar to the storm we had south of Hastings last tuesday
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Hmm very nice shot there yeah! certainly has that rotational look to it! nice photo!
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Very nice picture there, great gust front / wall cloud. Agree NZstorm, one of the better NZ ones I've seen this summer. You should know your cloud structures by now Jase!! haha :D
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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neat photo alright ,pity cant click on it for a better look.

Warmest night of the summer out there this morning 21C with a NNW wind that's been coming through in big gusts at times.
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A wall cloud is very different to a shelf cloud. Shelf clouds appear when thunderstorms take on a linear structure (squall line) whereas the the wall cloud is the inflow base for a supercell thunderstorm. A classic shelf cloud in the photo.
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Re: Thunderstorms 18th December

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Oh crud I just made a fool of myself. lol. I meant gust front / shelf cloud. Not wall cloud! Dir brain Aaron, that's what absence of weather talk does to you. haha.

Great gust front! :D
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