Talk about incredible! Microburst hits downtown Pittsburgh

Talk about incredible!

Spiker Helicopters caught these shots of a downburst over Pittsburgh on July 8, 2017.

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An incredible microburst hits downtown Pittsburgh on July 8, 2017. via Twitter
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The microburst in Pittsburgh is a localized column of sinking air within a thunderstorm. via Twitter
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Wind speeds in microbursts can reach up to 100 mph, or even higher, which is equivalent to an EF-1 tornado. This was the case in Pittsburgh on July 8, 2017. via Twitter
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The microburst in Pittsurgh wasn’t life-threatening. via Twitter

Have you ever beeen in the middle of an incredible microburst?

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2 COMMENTS

  1. This was NOT a microburst, it was just a heavy downpour or localized rain shower. There were minimal winds associated with this storm.

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