Top 10 in '16
PHOTOS FROM STORM-INTERCEPT TRIPS
by Roger Edwards
Continuing a six-year tradition for the seventh year, I've uploaded a gallery of ten favorite photographs from my 2016 storm-observing trips across the Plains. [This doesn't include other weather or non-weather images that I shot while not on storm chases.] Even though we saw just a couple of tornadoes, this was another year of High Plains storm structure. Choosing only 10 favorites is hard--they could have been arranged in any other order on another day. I've picked these completely on my own taste, for their beauty and/or uniqueness. Captions are minimal, so that the photos can speak for themselves. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by...
===== Roger =====
A cluster of hailstones flung outward in the RFD of a large, wet, violent Oklahoma tornado crossing the road.
Symbolic leanings in central Montana.
Sculpted arcus on the wide-open northern High Plains, Winnett, MT.
Wild night sky near Sayre, OK.
Deeply textured supercell base, wall cloud and possibly tornadic "meso on the ground", Roy, MT.
Another wild night sky, east of Norman, OK.
Eerily illuminated severe storm approaching rapidly, Glasgow, MT.
Improbable yet beautiful tornado, Connerville, OK.
Convergence at Coffee Creek (MT).
"A Springtime Country Estate" (Sulphur, OK: violent tornado with wildflowers). [This photo became a juried NWC Bienalle finalist.]
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