Stunning New Timelapse Shows The Birth Of Massive Super Cell Storm In Kansas

by • January 5, 2015 • Nature, PhotographyComments (0)1841

Photographer Stephen Locke captured this stunning multi-view timelapse of a giant super cell thunderstorm forming in the fields of Climax, Kansas.  Super cell thunderstorms are caused by rotation and wind shear which slices the air into layers which then creates a massive horizontal column.  They are the rarest of thunderstorms, and are responsible for nearly every single destructive tornado in the United States.

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