A passing cold from set off a linear cell which was severe warned for a bit. It produced
hail up to 1" and some wind gusts which took down a few trees in Buffalo, MN along with
a lot of small hail.
North of Cokato, MN looking southwest. Its interesting to watch cells go outflow dominant as the shelf cloud forms from
which what appears to be a tail cloud. The difference being the "tail cloud" isn't feeding up and into the base. It almost rolls
forward as it condenses and attaches to the forward flank updraft base.
|More scary looking clouds behind the shelf. Taken near Howard Lake, MN
180° pano. We set up on top of a ridge to see what the wind would do but it only gusted to about 40 mph at our location about 3 miles southwest
of Howard Lake MN in Wright county.
|North end of the cell heading over Buffalo, MN in Wright county.
|Handful of pea sized hail picked up from a drift along MN25 on the south side of Buffalo, MN
|A little hail fog as we let the cell go off to the east toward the hilly wooded terrain towards the Minneapolis metro area.