Midwest Squall Lines

On June 13th, 2022 multiple squalls raced across the Midwest United States. These systems brought destructive winds, large hail, and tornadoes from Wisconsin to West Virginia. The storms brought particularly significant damage to Fort Wayne, Indiana and left hundreds of thousands without power throughout the Midwest.

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Contributions by: Dakota Smith

Satellite imagery of this event:

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Multiple Rounds of Severe Storm Race Across Midwest

Description:

Multiple convective systems racing across the Midwest, from Wisconsin to West Virginia.


Phenomena: Thunderstorms Hail Tornadoes Wind

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GeoColor GLM Group Energy Density

Instrument: ABI GLM

Severe Storm Erupts over Chicago

Description:

A severe storm explosively forms over Chicago, Illinois.


Phenomena: Thunderstorms Above Anvil Cirrus Plumes Hail Overshooting Tops Tornadoes Wind

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: Visible (band 2)

Instrument: ABI

Lightning within Severe Storm near Chicago

Description:

Lightning within a severe storm rapidly intensifying over Chicago, Illinois.


Phenomena: Thunderstorms Above Anvil Cirrus Plumes Hail Overshooting Tops Tornadoes Wind

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GLM Group Energy Density Visible (band 2)

Instrument: ABI GLM

Morning Storms Push into Wisconsin

Description:

A line of severe storms move into Wisconsin during the morning and early afternoon.


Phenomena: Thunderstorms Hail Wind

Satellite: GOES-16

Product: GLM Group Energy Density Visible (band 2)

Instrument: ABI GLM