What is Virga? Understanding the unusual weather pattern

First Warning Weather University

AUSTIN (KXAN) – You’ve likely seen one before even if you didn’t know it: a Virga. In this First Warning Weather University lesson, Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans explains this unusual weather pattern and why it can be troublesome for pilots.

In this First Warning Weather University lesson you will learn:

  • What is a virga?
  • How does it form?
  • How a virga can create wind gusts?

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