Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A Gustnado

Swackett Weather Fun Fact:  A gustnado is a small tornado that forms along the gust front of a thunderstorm. They are usually weak and short-lived. Often gustnados are only visible as a debris or dust whirl.

Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Fulgerite

Swackett Weather Fun Fact:  What is a fulgerite?   Fulgerite is fossilized lightning; forms when a powerful lightning bolt melts the soil into a glass-like state. Such a record large specimen was found in Michigan.