Marginal supercell storm & lightning from Clarendon to Paducah, TX (15 June 2017)
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About This Shoot
Date: 15 June 2017
Location: Southeastern Texas Panhandle
Shoot Type: Storm Chase
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Synopsis:
This was a good chase, but not spectacular. Followed a marginal supercell storm southeast with decent structure but a lot of good cloud-to-ground lightning. Managed to get a few good branched lightning image, including one very nice tall, fairly close image. I also got some nice storm-in-landscape images when the storm approached the Caprock Canyon area along the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River, south of Clarendon. The best supercell structure this storm would reveal was later on down near Paducah looking to the north. This did not last long, though, and as the storm reached Highway 70 east of Paducah, it weakened quite a bit. I photographed a wonderful sunset north of Paducah to end this chase.

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15 June 2017

Marginal supercell storm & lightning from Clarendon to Paducah, TX


Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:46:11 -0500
Tall, branched cloud-to-ground flash from a highly electrical storm in the southeastern Texas Panhandle. 15 June 2017
  
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