rain-free base

Related Overviews


'rain-free base' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Meteorology and Climatology


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A dark, horizontal cloud base with no visible precipitation. It often indicates the base of the main updraught in a thunderstorm system. tornadoes may develop either directly from a rain-free base or from a lower wall cloud.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.