USA Storm Chasing Expedition - 05 May, 2008
George briefing the team on today's plans
Heading into New Mexico
Guess where we are..
Everyone in the city running and ducking for cover.
Great storm structure.
We are testing the hail size, otherwise known as "The Canary"
Funnel? No... Scud...
It looks like a funnel.
People heading into a hail core.
Ian (from the UK) taking photos of the storm.
A Fox 11 news crew / spotter.
Baseball sized hail just under 1 mile away... Storm is running at 17mph. we have 3 minutes to move.
Big hail core.
Still waiting for a tornado to form.
One car after another with windows smashed
Newly formed hail dents.
Nice array of equipment here.
Waiting for the storm to approach.
Tracking the storm.
Looks like a tornado, but it was not.
Heading our way.
Quick take your pictures.. Lightning about!
Are you sure this is not a tornado?
Not taking the risk, it's heading for us.
Rain & hail shaft off in the distance.
Quick pit stop.
Other storm chasers.
It's a regular storm chasers convention.. 50 or so chasers.
Discovery channel filming.
The DOW... Finally got to see it in action...
(Doppler on Wheels)
Looking back at the storm.
Heading to next destination.
Working away on the storm pictures and blogs...