The Dominator fleet gets close to a very strong rope tornado, with helical suction vorticies! The intense upward motion visible in these tiny suction vorticies is exactly what we plan to sample with multiple LIDAR/RADAR and high-speed video, the whole reason the Dominators were built. Unfortunately one home was hit by this tornado, but everyone survived without injury.

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Source: EXTREME TORNADO VIDEO! Young County, TX May 17, 2013 (Youtube).

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