Saturday, August 25, 2007

More from the Goldsboro Macroburst

National Weather Service photo of Goldsboro storm damage on August 10, 2007.

A couple weeks ago on August 10 a severe storm over Wayne County produced a macroburst, or an area of damaging straight line winds. That storm caused a lot of damage in Goldsboro including ripping part of the roof off one motel.

The National Weather Service office in Raleigh has prepared an in-depth case study on this thunderstorm. If you're really into weather and want to know more about the meteorological factors behind severe storms, this is a good read. Check it out the study and more pictures from the damage at

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