Word of the day: Derecho

“A derecho (from Spanish: “derecho” meaning “straight”) is a widespread and long-lived, violent convectively induced straight-line windstorm that is associated with a fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms in the form of a squall line usually taking the form of a bow echo.” (wikipedia)

And since an image is worth a thousand words…

Derecho

Derecho

Via LIG over at Thread Central (here)

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