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Can total lightning help with warnings for non-supercell tornadoes?

Ed Szoke and Dan Bikos


Learning Objectives:

  1. Review what a non-supercell tornado is
  2. How total lightning may be related to non-supercell tornadoes
  3. Show the relationship by looking at multiple cases


This is a basic course. There are no prerequisites.

Training Session Options

NOAA/NWS students - to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Live VISIT teletraining (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 40 minutes. This teletraining session uses the VISITview software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed.

    Please follow the teletraining installation instructions to install the session

  2. YouTube video:

  3. Note: The training session on this video ends at 29:32. After that time includes Q&A with discussion, volume is variable during this discussion.

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