Possible funnel near Central City

Intersection of Highway 13 & Alburnett Road at approximately 7:45 PM on 6/8/2011

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malder61 says ... on Wednesday, Jun 8 at 10:50 PM

This was some scary stuff!

Ph4ntom says ... on Wednesday, Jun 8 at 11:16 PM

Gust front gustnado at best. Good catch though.

KC says ... on Wednesday, Jun 8 at 11:23 PM

Gust front??? Not so sure about that. It looks like it's one the back end where they usually form. I say that's a tornado.

ph4ntom says ... on Wednesday, Jun 8 at 11:30 PM

I'm a trained spotter. Not a tornado. It was the gust front coming towards them. watch again. It's a gustnado. I could post you more videos of similar situations that are gustnados too if you want.

JJ says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 4:39 AM

I, too, am a trained weather spotter (and a member of the media). The key to a funnel cloud is rotation, which isn't evident in this video. Still a scary storm to be caught in, though.

JA says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 6:26 AM

Alburnett Rd and Highway 13 do not intersect!!

crat says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 7:55 AM

Looks like hwy 13 and Burnett Station Road to me

malder61 says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 8:44 AM

Sorry about the intersection description. It was probably Burnett Station Road & 13. I just always knew it as the road that goes to Alburnett. Thanks for the correction.

CMcD says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 10:38 AM

If you were 1 m west of this (my house) and yes family is trained spotters, there was rotation to this before it continued east. We actually were headed from the barn to the house after the golf ball sized hail stopped and looked up to see it.

gypsywoman72 says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 10:45 AM

Don't see rotation. I would say this was a gust front/gustnado. Defiantly intense situation.

shellywells says ... on Thursday, Jun 9 at 12:58 PM

Great coverage! Glad everyone is safe.

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