Severe Storm Outbreak across Europe 8th to 9th June 2014

france_storms_supercell_9th_June_2014One of the worst outbreaks in years of severe storms occurred across Europe on the 8th to 9th June 2014. A high risk was issued with CAPE values of up to 3000J/kg and strong wind shear and helicity values with even parameters supporting tornadoes. Giant hailstones up to 10cm in diameter were reported from northern France near Paris during an overnight storm as the system wound up.giant_hailstone_france

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