Tornado in Arnhem, Netherlands (photo & video) – Nov 3, 2013

The second tornado in yesterday’s series of tornadoes in the Netherlands formed in Arnhem at 14:50 UTC (Nov 3). The tornadoes of November 3 formed in a low cape, high shear environment with low-topped supercells. Local sounding reported by Weer.nl shows only 120 J/kg CAPE, equilibrium level at about 5600 m, but a significantly sheared environment with strong veering profile (249 m2/s2 SRH1).

Netherlands was part of the SLGT+ risk area of DAY 1 Outlook for 3/11/2013.

Check out also the first tornado of the day in Wijk bij Duurstede.


Source: Ramon Geerman / Youtube.com


Source: Remco de Groot / Youtube.com


Source: Vrije School Zutphen / Youtube.com


Source: Flogiston / Youtube.com


Source: Flogiston / Youtube.com


Arnhem tornado and supercell structure. Note the RFD cut / clear slot from the right. Source: RTLUtercht.nl / Bob & Sascha Janssen.


Source: Weer.nl / Wilfred Jansen.


Source: Weer.nl / Arjan Woestholf


Source: Weer.nl / Aldert Boer.


Source: Weer.nl / Aldert Boer.