Tribute to “Cyclone” Jim Leonard (1950-2014)

I already knew of Jim’s name from copies of film movies he as donated to the lab, including the first knowingly filmed footage of an anticyclonic tornado, and his hurricane-intercept experience already was the subject of legends. Now here I was, talking storms with the man of legend himself–who turned out to be the most down-to-earth guy one could imagine.

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Some Memories of Al Moller

Al had a heart as big as his Texas-sized personality.

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Velvet Elvis in the Sky

If it looks like the atmospheric version of a velvet Elvis, nobody truly saw that, or ever will.

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