The Visual Beauty of Storms

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When we hear the word storm, we think of the threats that it brings and the damage it might leave behind. I like this video, because it shows the spectacular sky shows that come with storms. They are surely one of our most magnificent displays of nature.

 
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Pretty nice shots!

While beautiful, Nature in its awesome power is scary too. I could imagine someone mesmerized while viewing these clouds and forget that there’s a tornado or lightning bolt lurking in there to strike.
 
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When we hear the word storm, we think of the threats that it brings and the damage it might leave behind. I like this video, because it shows the spectacular sky shows that come with storms. They are surely one of our most magnificent displays of nature.



Awesome video, I have followed Pecos Hank's ( not his real name - he did say one time how he started using that name ) storm chasing for quite a few years. He's very good.
Did anyone else notice the sub-titling error consistent throughout the video ? tomatoes instead of tornadoes haha
 
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While beautiful, Nature in its awesome power is scary too. I could imagine someone mesmerized while viewing these clouds and forget that there’s a tornado or lightning bolt lurking in there to strike.
Not if that person is on a boat.
 
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I'm glad my folks told me about the three little pigs: I live in a brick house. Yeah I know its really a brick veneer and the tornado is a really big wolf.
I find the storms here in the Midwest to be unrivaled in their frequency, beauty, and variety. I have seen two tornados (not exactly Toto-quality) and 3 or 4 fantastic shelf clouds.. There is also a particular kind of storm that produces cloud to ground lightning almost exclusively (this is my own supposition) which is pretty hair raising. I adore them.
My friend moved into a turn of the (20th) century craftsman bungalow here 40 years ago and had the fireplace chimney relined with stainless pipe, apparently not sufficiently well grounded. Last summer the lightning physically blew up his fireplace and fried much electronics. Good thing he is a tube head (the amps survived), old mature people have insurance, and he was absent at the time. C'est la vie. Still worth it
 
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Bucket list + storm chaser
 
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Bucket list + storm chaser

Something I already do :)
One of my fav activities

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