Top 10 Weather Photographs: 5/20/2015 "Tornado Dances on the Open Prairie"

The top 10 weather photographs shared in the Mr Twister
Weather Snapshot group on May 18th 2015

 


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#1 Max Olson (304 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Max" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/max.olson.5?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] The first tornado produced by a cyclic supercell begins to rope out.  May 9, 2015 Eads, Colorado

The first tornado produced by a cyclic supercell begins to rope out.  May 9, 2015 Eads, Colorado

#2 Lucas Adler (275 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Lucas" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/LucasAdlerPhotography" align="left" target="_blank"] I guess that's how 4000+J/kg CAPE looks like when being ingested into the updraft. Backside of a tornadic supercell in NE France, on May 13.

I guess that's how 4000+J/kg CAPE looks like when being ingested into the updraft. Backside of a tornadic supercell in NE France, on May 13.

#3 Linda Henderson (258 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Linda" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/linda.henderson2?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] Was it really that purple...Yes, it was. As the sun started up the sunlight reflected against a stormy cloud and turned everything purple.

Was it really that purple...Yes, it was. As the sun started up the sunlight reflected against a stormy cloud and turned everything purple.

#4 Frank Delargy (246 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Frank" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/frank.delargy?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] The fisherman next to me told me that fishing was supposed to be better in the rain. Hmm.. maybe not the rain that he we were about to experience. This view, looking east from the Courtney-Campbell Causeway normally includes a view of Tampa. That view has been replaced by the wall of rain coming our way.  I took a few images before I got one that had the lightning. — atCourtney Campbell Causeway Pedestrian Bridge.

The fisherman next to me told me that fishing was supposed to be better in the rain. Hmm.. maybe not the rain that he we were about to experience. This view, looking east from the Courtney-Campbell Causeway normally includes a view of Tampa. That view has been replaced by the wall of rain coming our way.  I took a few images before I got one that had the lightning. — atCourtney Campbell Causeway Pedestrian Bridge.

#5 Brendon Lindsey (227 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Brendon" title="Cool Button" url= "https://www.facebook.com/brendon.lindsey.9?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] Favorite shot from 5-16-2015. Near Elmer, OK.

Favorite shot from 5-16-2015. Near Elmer, OK.

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#6 Bobby Skidmore (204 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Bobby" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/MrSPhotos" align="left" target="_blank"] No Storms here as it's quickly approaching our winter. This shot was in January when a storm cell collapsed and I was left with the most amazing sunset instead. Queensland Australia Jan 19th 2015

No Storms here as it's quickly approaching our winter. This shot was in January when a storm cell collapsed and I was left with the most amazing sunset instead. Queensland Australia Jan 19th 2015

#7 Brandon VanDalsem (197 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Brandon" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/brandon.vandalsem?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] Large wedge tornado just south of Elmer, OK on Saturday. My best tornado shot so far!

Large wedge tornado just south of Elmer, OK on Saturday. My best tornado shot so far!

#8 Vincent Dx  (193 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Vincent" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/IIIIII.Vincent.D.IIIIII?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] Tipton OK May 16 2015 Huge tornadic supercell  3 tornadic supercell encountered that day (Hedley, Tipton and Walters) What a big day! A bientôt (see you soon)

Tipton OK May 16 2015 Huge tornadic supercell  3 tornadic supercell encountered that day (Hedley, Tipton and Walters) What a big day! A bientôt (see you soon)

#9 Nick Drieschman (138 Likes)

[small_button text="Follow Nick" title="Cool Button" url="https://www.facebook.com/NickBl3nd?fref=photo" align="left" target="_blank"] The storms are always the stars but I must say I love the vehicle customization aspect of storm chasing as well.. After all our vehicles are what gets us to and from what are we looking for safely and quickly and I worked my fingers to the bone for mine. Her first tornadic chase.  Beastly supercell containing a large tornado looms over Tipton, Oklahoma 5-16-2015

The storms are always the stars but I must say I love the vehicle customization aspect of storm chasing as well.. After all our vehicles are what gets us to and from what are we looking for safely and quickly and I worked my fingers to the bone for mine. Her first tornadic chase.  Beastly supercell containing a large tornado looms over Tipton, Oklahoma 5-16-2015

#10 Ryan Shepard (137 Likes)

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Mammatus Clouds Kinsley, KS 5-16-15

 


 

 Rising Stars

Justin Noonan

Two years ago....Si. The first of a couple of tornadoes near Rosel Kansas

Two years ago....Si. The first of a couple of tornadoes near Rosel Kansas

Klemen Bandelj

Sun illuminates cumulus cloud just before the sunset.

Sun illuminates cumulus cloud just before the sunset.

Kevin Bente

LP supercell struggling to grow vertically in the high shear environment in the OK Panhandle on May 9th, 2015. I could see it towering very quickly at this time of the photo.

LP supercell struggling to grow vertically in the high shear environment in the OK Panhandle on May 9th, 2015. I could see it towering very quickly at this time of the photo.

Nicholas Grillo

Ogallala, NE, 5/15/15. An HP supercell transitioned into a small line as it entered the city.

Ogallala, NE, 5/15/15. An HP supercell transitioned into a small line as it entered the city.

Lucas Moura

Gold Convection over Cuiabá - Mato Grosso state, Brazil. In Last Week. Sony Hx300

Gold Convection over Cuiabá - Mato Grosso state, Brazil. In Last Week. Sony Hx300

Congrats Everyone!