Maize, KS Supercell (4 October 2016)
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About This Shoot
Date: 4 October 2016
Location: South central Kansas, around the Wichita area
Shoot Type: Storm Chase
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Synopsis:
This was my one fall storm chase of 2016. I first chased some early afternoon storms up along I-70, but never did any photography of those storms. I then blasted down to the south to intercept storms on the dryline in south central Kansas. One of the dryline storms formed into a supercell just west of Wichita. I was only able to get ahead of the storm for photography when the storm was west-southwest of Maize.

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4 October 2016

Maize, KS Supercell


Wed, 5 Oct 2016 00:01:31 -0500
October Supercell Thunderstorm near Garden Plain, KS. 4 October 2016
  
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