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The supercell thunderstorm in this radar image does not show signs of a classic, tornado-producing supercell such as a hook echo or weak echo region. Still, this image was taken as a tornado was on the ground, and illustrates that not all tornadic storms exhibit a classic signature. Notice how the tornado is embedded in heavy rain which made it very difficult if not impossible to see. This phenomenon is known as a rain-wrapped tornado. Combined with striking in the middle of the night, this tornado was exceptionally dangerous. Click the link under the radar image for a look at the storm's velocity pattern, which was much more menacing looking.