Top 10 Weather Photographs: 4/15/2015 "Going Into the Storm..One More Time"

The top 10 weather photographs shared in the Mr Twister
Weather Snapshot group on April 13th 2015

 


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#1 Dedicated to Johnathan Skinner (Photo by Ryan Shepard) (377 Likes)

[small_button text="Donate" title="Cool Button" url="http://www.gofundme.com/rush6s" align="left" target="_blank"] He's going into a storm one more time - (photo: Denver, CO August 2013) My best friend and chase partner who passed away Jan 2014 to cystic fibrosis. He graduated from UNC with a Met Degree and chased with me for 7 years. I will be spreading his ashes into a supercell this spring via rockets that explode

Hes going into a storm one more time - (photo: Denver, CO August 2013) My best friend and chase partner who passed away Jan 2014 to cystic fibrosis. He graduated from UNC with a Met Degree and chased with me for 7 years. I will be spreading his ashes into a supercell this spring via rockets that explode

#2 Paul Goddard (264 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Paul" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/Goddards?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] Rochelle IL 4-9-15

Rochelle IL 4-9-15

#3 Jesse Post (260 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Jesse" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/JESSEPOST13?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] I know some of you seasoned storm chasers may think this is just another vortex....but for me starting the 1st month of my 2nd year in the Midwestern Plains, it took bigger cajones for me to stand there a few 100 yrds from what I thought for sure was a developing tornado coming straight towards me.....SOLO....with my networks guys/radar techs yelling in my earbuds to "GO SOUTH NOW"....and snap a few images and then jump back in the car and BLAST SOUTH, versus any of 100s of times standing there snapping pix with lightning hitting the ground all around me.....It spun like a top but NEVER grabbed the ground! ......This was a 1st for me !  ...... Image captured south of Fritch, TX 4-11-15

I know some of you seasoned storm chasers may think this is just another vortex....but for me starting the 1st month of my 2nd year in the Midwestern Plains, it took bigger cajones for me to stand there a few 100 yrds from what I thought for sure was a developing tornado coming straight towards me.....SOLO....with my networks guys/radar techs yelling in my earbuds to "GO SOUTH NOW"....and snap a few images and then jump back in the car and BLAST SOUTH, versus any of 100s of times standing there snapping pix with lightning hitting the ground all around me.....It spun like a top but NEVER grabbed the ground! ......This was a 1st for me !  ...... Image captured south of Fritch, TX 4-11-15

#4 Kevin Rolfs (202 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Kevin" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/bvilleweatherman?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] 4/11/14 northeast of Groom, TX Fantastic structure despite less than ideal moisture on this day. Gotta love that Texas panhandle magic!

4/11/14 northeast of Groom, TX Fantastic structure despite less than ideal moisture on this day. Gotta love that Texas panhandle magic!

#5 Max Olson (185 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Max" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/max.olson.5?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] A hungry supercell munches away at dry Kansas topsoil. April 11, 2015 Johnson City, KS

A hungry supercell munches away at dry Kansas topsoil. April 11, 2015 Johnson City, KS

A Ride You Won't Soon Forget!

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#6 Jeff Miles (181 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Jeff" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/jeff.miles.315?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] COCKBURN SOUND BOLTS January 26 was one hell of a storm in perth with bolts raining down all night i set a camera up facing this ship hoping to capture it being struck, but this is as close as i got!

COCKBURN SOUND BOLTS January 26 was one hell of a storm in perth with bolts raining down all night i set a camera up facing this ship hoping to capture it being struck, but this is as close as i got!

#7 Christopher Eaton (175 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Christoper " title="Cool Button" url="http://www.facebook.com/TerraPhotographica" align="left" target="_blank"] The Paria Canyon is bridge by lightning, August 27, 2011. ©2015 Christopher K. Eaton / Terra Photographica

The Paria Canyon is bridge by lightning, August 27, 2011. ©2015 Christopher K. Eaton / Terra Photographica

#8 Trevor Leeper (131 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Trevor" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/trevorleeper?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] North of Panhandle Texas 4-11-2015

North of Panhandle Texas 4-11-2015

#9 Matko Begovic (123 Likes)

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Makarska.Croatia

 

#10 Stan Mathes (120 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Stan" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/MathesPhotography?ref=hl" align="left" target="_blank"] 4-12-15 EAST OF ELMER, OK... (Facing West) This Little Guy Had Me Standing There For A Good Long Time To Get A Good Picture... Zero Editing... (Sorry I Hadn't Posted In Over A Week, Super Busy...) Enjoy...

4-12-15 EAST OF ELMER, OK... (Facing West) This Little Guy Had Me Standing There For A Good Long Time To Get A Good Picture... Zero Editing... (Sorry I Hadn't Posted In Over A Week, Super Busy...) Enjoy...


 

 Rising Stars

Leszek Bartczak

Mammatus and rainbow on the Warta River in Poznań at sunset. April 13, 2015, 16:13 UTC.

Mammatus and rainbow on the Warta River in Poznań at sunset. April 13, 2015, 16:13 UTC.

Christina Moran

I took this image using my iPhone panoramic feature of an impressive structure headed towards my home in East Central Illinois around 8:30am this morning.

I took this image using my iPhone panoramic feature of an impressive structure headed towards my home in East Central Illinois around 8:30am this morning.

James Carnes

A year ago today I was looking at this beauty near Ardmore OK. First time I got to witness structure like this....

A year ago today I was looking at this beauty near Ardmore OK. First time I got to witness structure like this....

Jeff Blair

Supercell from Central Illinois last Thursday.

Supercell from Central Illinois last Thursday.

Buck Hester

I have not posted in some time now as there has just not been anything going on around MS to capture. That all change on 4/3 when I picked up this shot just south of West Point, MS . F7.1 Exposure 20 seconds ISO-100 18mm

I have not posted in some time now as there has just not been anything going on around MS to capture. That all change on 4/3 when I picked up this shot just south of West Point, MS . F7.1 Exposure 20 seconds ISO-100 18mm

Congrats Everyone!