Tornado in Central Oklahoma
Tornado funnel in a field
One of several tornadoes observed by NOAA's VORTEX-99 team on May 3, 1999, in central Oklahoma.

Note the tube-like condensation funnel, attached to the rotating cloud base, surrounded by a translucent dust cloud.

Source: NOAA, Wikimedia Commons

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Wed, 06/15/2011 - 11:16am
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