Ohio Supercell Time-Lapse

It was already after 7:30 p.m. by the time that a pair of supercells were approaching I-70, to the southeast of Columbus, Ohio. With daylight dwindling and not much else lighting up on radar, I setup along an on-ramp to watch the storm approach in New Concord.

The storm (the northern cell) as a whole had broad rotation, but even though some rotation was showing up on radar, this storm was more visual than it was actually severe.

In this clip, the storm can be seen approaching from the west-southwest. The time-lapse makes the broad rotation more apparent and both a flanking line and shelf can be seen.

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Quincy is a meteorologist and storm chaser who travels around the country documenting and researching severe weather. He has on-air experience with stations such as WTNH-TV in New Haven, CT and WREX-TV in Rockford, IL. He was most recently a digital meteorologist for weather.com.

After achieving his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design.

He has over nine years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations in multiple states.

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