The long-lived tornadic supercell of March 12, 2006

What happened

A long-lived tornadic supercell formed over southeastern Kansas on March 12, 2006. The RADAR images from a portion of this event are on this page. This page's mission is to demonstrate a good example of a hoook echo on RADAR. This supercell lasted for over 10 hours, causing extensive damage and, unfortunately, numerous injuries and fatalities.
Storm reports can be found here

RADAR images

St. Louis (LSX) base reflectivity (note the hail spikes starting at 22:34Z and going until 23:38Z. As well, note the sunspike at 00:04Z.)

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Last update to this page: March 13, 2006