Oklahoma Supercell

Oklahoma Supercell

Seen here is an intimidating storm cloud near Panhandle, Oklahoma. The imposing cloud’s grandeur is enhanced by the broad expanse of flat land, the so-called ‘Great Plains‘ region of the United States. Most of Oklahoma lies in an area known as Tornado Alley, characterized by frequent interaction between cold and warm air masses producing severe weather. An average 62 tornadoes strike the state per year—one of the highest rates in the world.


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