What is a Microburst?

Jun 18, 2023

What is a microburst?  It is a localized column of sinking air (downdraft) within a thunderstorm, typically less than or equal to 2.5 miles in diameter. Microbursts can cause significant surface damage and, in some cases, pose a threat to life. There are two primary types of microbursts: 1) wet microbursts and 2) dry microbursts.  […]