Monthly Archives: July 2014

Vivaro (FVG) tornadic supercell, May 11, 2014

May 11 saw a potentially explosive tornadic setup developing over the plains of Veneto and Friuli. Moderate instability of 1000 J/kg MLCAPE overlapped with a very impressively sheared environment. A 50 kt 500 mbar westerly jet was present ahead of the cold front, with a strong 20-30 kt SE-E surface jet developing across the Veneto […]