VORTEX2 2010 - Jeff Frame
Exposed Mesocyclone

Exposed Mesocyclone

We followed the storm to east of Artesia, NM, where it began to dissipate. Here, the low-level updraft has collapsed, but the remnant midlevel mesocyclone is still visible near the center of the picture. Taken May 15, 2010.

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