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2004 - 2 Chase Images

HAILSHAFT - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (s)

A weak storm intensifies as it moves east into an area of greater instability.

CG/RAINSHAFT - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (s)

A few bolts of lightning form in weak rainshaft of a developing storm to my west.

CG/UPDRAFT - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (s)

Lightning activity increases below a rapidly building updraft tower west of Murdo.

MULTIPLE CG'S - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (d)

A brief time lapse exposure captures multiple CG's below a full moon.

CG & MOON - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (d)

A rain/hailshaft is illuminated by a cloud to ground lightning strike.

CG & HAILSHAFT - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (d)

A hailshaft is briefly illuminated by a CG, all below a nearly full moon.

ANVIL CRAWLERS - MURDO, SD

7-27-2004 (d)

Anvil crawlers fill the sky above grain bins near Murdo, South Dakota.

CG & MAMMATUS - LAST CHANCE, CO

7-29-2004 (s)

Lightning and mammatus over the high plains of Colorado.

NIGHTTIME CG'S 1 - LIMON, CO

7-29-2004 (s)

Lightning illuminates an updraft tower over the city of Limon, Co.

NIGHTTIME CG'S 2 - LIMON, CO

7-29-2004 (s)

A thunderstorm over Limon, CO is illuminated by lightning.

MULTIPLE CG'S - LIMON, CO

7-29-2004 (s)

A multicell storm produces numerous lightning strikes in the skies above Limon.

SUPER BOLT - LIMON, SD

7-29-2004 (d)

A super "head bolt" connects the anvil to the ground in this view over Limon Colorado.

LIGHTNING - LIMON, CO

7-29-2004 (d)

Multiple CG's are captured on the east side of Limon.

BACKSHEARED ANVIL - LIMON, CO

7-30-2004 (s)

A small thunderstorm pulses and developes an anvil with inverted cumulus.

ISOLATED CELL - LAKE ANDES, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

This thunderstorm prompted a severe warning shortly after this photograph was taken.

SUPERCELL - YANKTON, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

A supercell thunderstorm beckons near Sioux Falls, SD.

SUPERCELL BASEa - HURLEY, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking to the northeast at the horseshoe base of an impressive supercell.

SUPERCELL BASEb - HURLEY, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

Similar to previous digital photo, but scanned from a slide using Fuji Velvia 100F.

SUPERCELL BASEc - HURLEY, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking to the northwest at the approaching circular base structure.

SUPERCELLd - HURLEY, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking north at the approaching supercell structure near Hurley, SD.

SUPERCELLe - VIBORG, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking north at the approaching supercell structure near Viborg, SD.

SUPERCELLf - VIBORG, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking beneath the base of the supercell.

SUPERCELLg - VIBORG, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

Ragged base structure beneath the supercell.

SUPERCELLh - VIBORG, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Looking to the west at the "flying saucer" style base structure.

SUPERCELLi - CENTERVILLE, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Flared updraft, horseshoe base and possible tornado obscurred by rain.

SUPERCELLj - CENTERVILLE, SD

7-31-2004 (d)

Wider view of the updraft region on this dramatic supercell.

"BULB" LIGHTNINGa - CENTERVILLE, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

Impressive lightning illuminates a cloud tower near Centerville, SD.

"BULB" LIGHTNINGb - CENTERVILLE, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

"2 of 3"

"BULB" LIGHTNINGc - CENTERVILLE, SD

7-31-2004 (s)

 

"3 of 3"

DISTANT CG's - HURON, SD

8-1-2004 (d)

A departing line of severe storms produces a pretty display of lightning.

STORMY SUNSET - BRULE Co, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

The sun sets as a storm brews on the western horizon near Mitchell, SD.

MAMMATUS - BRULE Co, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

A shaft of sunlight partially illuminates a field of mammatus clouds.

LIGHTNING - MITCHELL, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

A pretty display of lightning enhances a colorful sunset near Mitchell, SD.

SUNSET CG - MITCHELL, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

A cloud to ground lightning strike brightens the sky just after sunset.

MEGA BOLT - MITCHELL, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

An impressive lightning bolt fills the western sky just after sunset.

MULTI-CG'S - MITCHELL, SD

8-2-2004 (d)

Multiple lightning strikes form beneath a newly developed thunderstorm cell.

 

(s) slide scan    (d) digital camera image    (v) video capture

 

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