The Texas splitting supercells of May 31, 2005

What happened

On May 31, 2005, a supercell thunderstorm formed in Texas. The resulting split produced a left- and a right-mover. The left-moving thunderstorm then proceeded to split into its own set of left- and right-movers. After that, numerous features were evident on the RADAR: outflow boundaries, hook echoes, and even a sunspike. Numerous severe weather reports came from this cluster of storms, including some tornado reports and very large hail.
The storm reports from this event can be seen here.

RADAR images

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Last update to this page: June 1, 2005