Tag: lightning

10 Dec

June 16, 2017 – Meadow Grove, Nebraska

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June 16th featured a surface low expected to drift across Northern Nebraska into Western Iowa while a belt of strong westerlies clipped the area at 500mb. A weak cold front stretched from Minnesota through Nebraska into Colorado. Mid 60°F dewpoints existing in the warm sector across southeastern Nebraska into Iowa but low level wind fields looked to be rather weak. To me, this made the play obvious: play the surface low.
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22 Jul

July 22, 2010 – Fennville Supercell Lightning Barrage!

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(Just a quick upload, didn’t plan for this day, chased the early supercell after Battle Creek then went out again to the lakeshore to catch the tornadic supercells coming across Lake Michigan.  Followed the supercell from Fennville all the way home, here’s some photos of the CG Lightning.  That storm was freakin bonkers! (The second picture: those are headlights going by during the exposure)
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