Friday, July 26, 2013

Giant Rain


This giant storm formed over the course of half an hour. According to the weather service, it reached a height 55,000 feet and would eventually collapse releasing a torrent of rain. Photos of this huge system were taken from all over the region.


1/400 sec. f/11 ISO 200

Linking to Skywatch Friday


25 comments:

Andy said...

Nice capture of an amazing scene. This seems to be the year of the cloud. There seems to be more and more of them.

Amazing wonders in my life said...

oh my God! amazing... but scary...

Joe said...

Wow! That is a big thunderhead.

Kerri Farley said...

That is AMAZING!!!

Heather said...

wow that is amazing. Beautiful too.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Awesome shot!!

Arija said...

A great and beautiful anvil shaped thunderhead. Spectacular to see.

Amy Burzese said...

Wonderful that you captured it. I love seeing those big summer thunderstorms.

Lindsjö taxar said...

Wow, magnificant!!
Luck you could get that on a Picture...

Pam =) said...

Amazing capture Brian- double Wow!

TexWisGirl said...

glorious thunderhead! i hope it brought rain to you.

Tanya Breese said...

wow, that is amazing!

DeniseinVA said...

Amazing photos, so beautiful! That must have been quite a downpour.

Timi said...

WOW!!!! That's fantastic!!!

eileeninmd said...

WOW, that looks amazing! The colors are beautiful! Great capture, Brian!

Saun said...

WOW nice shots!

Pamela Gordon said...

Wow! These are beautiful photos. Awesome clouds!

Carole M. said...

super weather event and fabulous photos Brian

Stewart M said...

Thats a wonderful picture - clouds are a fail safe source of wonder.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Terri said...

AWESOME!!

TheChieftess said...

Gorgeous!!! We had clouds like that up here last summer...but they were coupled with forest fire smoke to get the color!!!

Harley Wilde said...

That looks like a really big storm.

Ida said...

Wow!!!! - These are absolutely breathtaking shots.

andrea@townandprairie said...

Breathtaking!

JOY said...

Wow! and it did dump.