Anti-cyclonic Tornado

April 02, 2001


Provided by: Jim Leonard, NOAA
Summary authors & editors: David Bowler

Northern hemisphere anti-cyclonic tornadoes are very rare monsters. This creature was captured by a daring photographer on June 6, 1975. In fact, Jim Leonard has the distinction of catching the first known motion picture of a northern hemisphere anti-cyclonic tornado.

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