Weather Graphics- Downdrafts and Microbursts

Animating weather graphics can be difficult, especially in a short period of time and with a limited budget. TMBA
created these 3d animations and weather graphics for the Weather Channel to recreate the Coldenham disaster.

The Coldenham disaster, which occurred at East Coldenham Elementary School in Newburgh, New York, claimed the lives of nine students and injured eighteen others. On the 16th of November, 1989, strong winds of tornado strength crashed into the wall of the cafeteria causing significant destruction. Although the event was initially recorded as a tornado, weather graphics and forensic weather analysis later showed that a downburst had occurred instead.

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