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News Release 18-095

Atmospheric scientists begin field campaign to study extreme thunderstorms in Argentina

Thunderstorms are larger, have more lightning, and may produce more hail and flooding than Northern Hemisphere counterparts

Researchers with RELAMPAGO-CACTI will track severe thunderstorms in South America's Pampas.

Researchers with RELAMPAGO-CACTI will track severe thunderstorms in South America's Pampas.

Credit: RELAMPAGO-CACTI


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Scientists working on RELAMPAGO-CACTI will study some of the world's most intense thunderstorms.

Scientists working on RELAMPAGO-CACTI will study some of the world's most intense thunderstorms.

Credit: RELAMPAGO-CACTI


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Map showing the Pampas, site of RELAMPAGO-CACTI.

Map showing the Pampas, site of RELAMPAGO-CACTI.

Credit: Wikimedia


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A new radar on NSF's Doppler on Wheels will provide storm-penetrating coverage in RELAMPAGO.

A new radar on NSF's Doppler on Wheels will provide storm-penetrating coverage in RELAMPAGO.

Credit: CSWR


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An approaching severe storm in Argentina's Pampas region.

An approaching severe storm in Argentina's Pampas region.

Credit: Gonzalo Martinez


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A cloud-to-ground lightning strike during a nighttime thunderstorm in the U.S. Midwest.

A cloud-to-ground lightning strike during a nighttime thunderstorm in the U.S. Midwest.

Credit: NOAA


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