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A bow-shaped radar signature associated with fast-moving storm systems accompanied by damaging winds.
- ‘Derechos are typically associated with a long lived bow echo or a series of bow echoes.’
- ‘This Doppler radar image collected by the National Weather Service on the evening of June 11, 2001, shows a strong bow echo moving southeast across Wisconsin.’
- ‘I have seen them move 60 to 70 mph before… especially bow echos that produce extreme wind damage.’
- ‘They are associated with regions of very heavy rains and often spawn squall lines, bow echos and derechos.’
- ‘Several reports of downed trees and power lines near Altha, and structural damage at Blountstown, Florida were received as the bow echo tracked across Calhoun County.’
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