Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Big 400 mile bust...so to speak...

Above: Nice rainbow in Ponca City 15 minutes after being blasted by 80 MPH winds. This storm tried to produce, but I am glad it didn't because we were right under it--trapped in between stop lights!!
This shot was north of Ponca City as the storm was merging with another storm and getting its act together.

We were treated to an amazing sunset just east of Ponca as another supercell tried to form and provided some nice eye candy...


Aahhhh yeah....this was the result of development along the outflow boundary. We followed it all the way to Pawhuska as it collapsed...




This was the first tower of the day as we originally targeted Sedan, Kansas. It was the day that should've...




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Video as we were in Ponca City trying to jet south but had to turn around & take cover at a gas station!!

2 comments:

Heidi said...

Seeing that big ol' tower must have been kind of worth it?? ;-)

JEFF SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY said...

Yeah, it was the best structure that I have seen all year!