Storm Chase 2006 (Storm chase images and reports)

May 23 - May 31

by William T. Hark
Stock Photgraphy and Video

The 2006 storm chase season was the worst in almost 20 years. Tornadoes were absent across the Plains during the usual chase season. I delayed my chase expedition by several days and returned early. With very marginal conditions, I had to travel far for even the chance of severe storms. It was looking for "scraps." I still managed to chase some supercells but no tornadoes.

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Last modified: Jan 18, 2007



May 23 - 28 (Platte CO, NE HP supercell; Storms in the Dakotas, cheese buttons and wild hogs)


May 29 (Dust devils and Salina, Kansas unexpected supercell)


May 30 (Western Oklahoma supercell; wall cloud, lightning, rutting cows)


May 31 (Colorado and New Mexico storms; Meso the cat)


All photos and pictures are copyright 2006 William T. Hark, M.D except as noted. My pictures are either video captures using a Sony VX-2100 or TRV-900 mini DV or scanned slides from a Nikon FG and Fuji Velvia film. Video stills have been slightly adjusted with Photoshop for viewing on a computer monitor.



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