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 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 /

Source: Remco de Groot /

Source: Vrije School Zutphen /

Source: Flogiston /

Source: Flogiston /

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

Source: / Wilfred Jansen.

Source: / Arjan Woestholf

Source: / Aldert Boer.

Source: / Aldert Boer.