Supercell Thunderstorm and Hailstorm in Sampacho, Argentina

March 03, 2023

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Photographer: Ariel Trepin  
Summary Author: Ariel Trepin

Several weeks ago, a vicious hailstorm occurred near the town of Sampacho, in Cordoba, Argentina. The hail formed withing a supercell thunderstorm, a type of severe thunderstorm with a deep rotating updraft. These are the storms most often associated with hail stones and tornadic weather. Individual stones from this storm were slightly larger than marbles. Photo taken on January 17, 2023.

Sampacho, Argentina Coordinates: -33.3847, -64.7231

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