new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
062409 - Ominous Outflow!!! | by NebraskaSC Severe Weather Photography Videography
Back to photostream

062409 - Ominous Outflow!!!

June 24, 2009 - Kearney Nebraska US

 

Check out this Incredible Shelf Cloud....

 

This cool, sinking air from a storm cloud's downdraft spreads out across the surface with the leading edge called a gust front. This outflow undercuts warm air being drawn into the storm's updraft. As the cool air lifts the warm moist air, water condenses creating a cloud which often rolls with the different winds above and below (wind shear).

 

Just enough juice for Mother Nature to do her thing. This was not a severe storm when in came into Kearney from the South. Not enough shear for it to become tornadic.

 

Most of these captures came from south of Kearney, about 14-15 miles. Just a beautiful shelf cloud and perfect conditions for this storm.

 

Had to drive like a banshee to get back in front of the storm once it got to close. Last few captures in this set are on the very southern outskirts of Kearney

 

By far my best of 2009, but were not done yet. Our dry season starts in about 2 weeks. We'll see how the rest of the season go for severe weather!!

 

I hope everyone enjoys this set as much as I had taking them!

 

Like | Follow | Subscribe | #NebraskaSC @

| Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | Instagram |

* Fine Arts America Exclusively for my High Quality Prints! *

| Live Storm Chasing | Storm View Live | Storm View Live (FB) |

| SVLMedia, LLC | SVLMedia, LLC (FB) |

10,077 views
89 faves
79 comments
Taken on June 24, 2009