Project Vortex-99: Occluded mesocyclone tornado (NOAA/unidentified fotog)

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    Public Domain. Credit: OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) via [pingnews].

    Project Vortex-99. Occluded mesocyclone tornado. Occluded means old circulation on a storm; this tornado was forming while the new circulation was beginning to form the tornadoes which preceeded the F5 Oklahoma City tornado. Photo #3 of sequence.

    Image ID: nssl0210, NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
    Location: 7 miles south of Anadarko, Oklahoma
    Photo Date: May 3, 1999
    Credit: OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)

    harleyannie, Greg Bal Images, and 110 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. StevenM_61 96 months ago | reply

      This tornado was probably produced by the same supercell storm that produced the infamous F-5 Oklahoma City tornado.

    2. Tumbleweed Photography~Carol~ 96 months ago | reply

      amazing wow what a photo

      This masterpiece is one of my favorites in: Only The Best Group

    3. Deeuk32 96 months ago | reply

      like this.

      This masterpiece is one of my favorites in: Only The Best

    4. Malbonster 88 months ago | reply

      Public Domain. Credit: OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) via [pingnews].

      Project Vortex-99. Occluded mesocyclone tornado. Occluded means old circulation on a storm; this tornado was forming while the new circulation was beginning to form the tornadoes which preceeded the F5 Oklahoma City tornado. Photo #3 of sequence.

      --
      [discovered in the photophlow main room and tumblogged] (?)

    5. Ekeynox 87 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fluids in Motion, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    6. Patron Saint PR 86 months ago | reply

      This image was used on the Radio2020 Blog. You can view the post at this URL:
      radio2020.wordpress.com/2008/02/14/oncoming-storm-mandato...
      If you wish any changes to the attribution please notify us so that we may implement them. Thanks for using Creative Commons!

    7. NebraskaSC Photography 85 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Oklahoma Thunderstorms, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    8. jasperroz 85 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot.

      Seen in Oklahoma Thunderstorms
      Please tag your photo "Oklahoma Thunderstorms"

    9. C4T4 85 months ago | reply

      Complimenti da Girandole e Spirali!
      Mi farebbe piacere condividere la tua foto nel mio gruppo.
      GIRANDOLE E SPIRALI
      Se vuoi , invia la tua bella immagine e commentane almeno una.

      Compliments from: Windmills & Spirals!
      Please post this beautiful image to the group and comment on 1.


    10. NebraskaSC Photography 85 months ago | reply

      Another Incredible Capture!


      Seen in Oklahoma Thunderstorms
      Please tag your photo "Oklahoma Thunderstorms"

    11. Marvin Bredel 85 months ago | reply

      Great tornado capture!

      Seen in Oklahoma Thunderstorms
      Please tag your photo "Oklahoma Thunderstorms"

    12. keith_erwood 84 months ago | reply

      hi,

      Used this photo on my blog.

      You can see the post and the photo here :
      disasterpreparednessblog.com/2008/05/tornado-safety.html

      Thanks for using creative commons.

    13. global trucker 84 months ago | reply

      Hauntingly beautiful and dramatic shot.

    14. Paulinho--- 82 months ago | reply

      great !!!


      You are definitely a Sky Chaser!
      Please add & join
      Sky Chasers

    15. Simon 81 months ago | reply

      We loved this image so much we used it to illustrate an article about whirlwinds on the Isle of Wight.

      Thanks very much. VentnorBlog

    16. NebraskaSC Photography 74 months ago | reply


      Please post your amazing photo to Tornado Alley USA
      Please tag your photo "Tornado Alley USA
      "

    17. Mary Anne Rice 54 months ago | reply

      Thank you for the CC photo! We used it to illustrate our story about the tornado in Rice, Texas: personalmoneystore.com/moneyblog/2010/10/25/rice-texas/

    18. Yorkshire's Pacer Veg [deleted] 50 months ago | reply

      Awesome! Beautiful and scary at the same time...

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