Do you know the difference …

Posted on 20. May, 2011 by

between a tornado and a microburst? We didn’t until we did some research last week and talked to a few experts from the U.S. National Weather Service. As it turns out, the two can create much of the same property damage and microbursts are frequently mistaken for tornadoes. How about that?

Learn more about microbursts from a story Messenger reporter Brandon Evans published Sunday, May 15, called “Winds pummel Wise” or visit the weather service’s website at http://www.erh.noaa.gov/rnk/SKYWARNonline_files/textonly/slide57.html.

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