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Scientists solve mystery of icy plumes that may foretell deadly supercell storms

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The most devastating tornadoes are often preceded by a cloudy plume of ice and water vapor billowing above a severe thunderstorm. New research reveals the mechanism for these plumes could be tied to ‘hydraulic jumps’ — a phenomenon Leonardo Da Vinci observed more than 500 years ago.

Source: ScienceDaily.com