In Photos: Storm-Chasing Scientists

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The chase is on!

Credit: UCAR.

A fleet of VORTEX2 vehicles tracked a supercell thunderstorm near Dumas, Texas on May 18, 2010.

The storm hunters were able to study more than 20 tornadoes…Read More »

and gather more information on these storms than ever before, said team member Joshua Wurman of the Center for Severe Weather Research in Boulder, Colo.

The blue-green color in the cloud is associated with large hail.   Less «
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