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 112 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. StevenM_61 85 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~ 84 months ago | reply

      amazing wow what a photo

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

    3. Deeuk32 84 months ago | reply

      like this.

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

    4. Malbonster 76 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 76 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 74 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 74 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 74 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot.

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

    9. C4T4 74 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 74 months ago | reply

      Another Incredible Capture!


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

    11. Marvin Bredel 74 months ago | reply

      Great tornado capture!

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

    12. keith_erwood 73 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 72 months ago | reply

      Hauntingly beautiful and dramatic shot.

    14. Paulinho--- 71 months ago | reply

      great !!!


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

    15. Simon 70 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 63 months ago | reply


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

    17. Mary Anne Rice 42 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] 39 months ago | reply

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

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