A splitting supercell thunderstorm in central Texas on May 9, 2005

What happened

A thunderstorm formed in central Texas on May 9, 2005. It formed in a high instability and relatively low shear environment. It did, though, have just enough shear to rotate--and split. Giant hail was reported with this storm, later in the evening.

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Last update to this page: May 10, 2005