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Recently used weather terms, including haboobs and derechos (pronounced day-ray-cho), may leave some wondering what the unfamiliar words mean. Weather experts say these terms have been around a long time and have just been picked up by mass media. A derecho is defined as a widespread and fast-moving line of severe straight-line winds and bands [...]

 

 

 

 

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Bay Bridge gets weather alert upgrade after violent storm

I-895 bridge project to cause major delays

 

 

 

 

Tuesday’s violent storm was a ‘microburst’ or ‘downburst’ preceded by a ‘gust …

The downburst photographed from Canton appears as a funnel due to the strong inflow jet at its rear, from the left. Photo by Danielle Tracy.

  Anna Costanzo photographed the storm billowing up next to Lawrence Avenue Elementary School as it moved west. Many people who were watching the sky when the big storm hit last week swear they saw a funnel cloud, and some even got photographs. The National Weather Service said the violent …