Tag: storm

Jul 3, 2014

This Interactive Storm Cloud Light Also Makes Thunder Sounds

This Interactive Storm Cloud Light Also Makes Thunder Sounds

The Cloud is an interactive lamp and speaker system by Richard Clarkson, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment. Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user’s presence and creates a unique lightning and thunder show dictated by their movement. The system features a powerful speaker system from which the user…

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Jun 20, 2014

Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapses

Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapses

I could watch timelapse footage of supercell thunderstorms forming all day. They just have an unmistakeable awe to them that makes you respect and appreciate the power of nature. For previous posts of supercells on the sifter, see here, here and here. The amazing footage above was captured by storm chaser Stephen Locke. A…

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Jun 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Dark and Stormy

Picture of the Day: Dark and Stormy

DARK AND STORMY Photograph by Peter Essick/National Geographic In this incredible black and white photograph by Peter Essick, we see mighty thunderclouds towering over Banner Peak (12,942 ft/3,945 m) on the right and Mount Ritter (13,149 ft/4,008 m) on the left. Both are situated in the Ansel Adams Wilderness area in the…

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May 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Rainbow Storm Cloud

Picture of the Day: Rainbow Storm Cloud

RAINBOW STORM CLOUD Photograph by CHRIS LIEDLE Twitter | Instagram KVAL-TV Reporter/Fill-In Anchor Chris Liedle took this amazing photo of a storm cloud and rainbow last week in Eugene, Oregon. Chris said he took the shot whilst hiking Spencer Butte, a prominent landmark in Lane County, Oregon, on the southern edge of…

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May 20, 2014

Storm Chasers Capture Epic Supercell in Wyoming

Storm Chasers Capture Epic Supercell in Wyoming

The Basehunters are a storm chasing team founded by Colt Forney, Kevin Rolfs, Scott Peake, and Isaac Pato. On 18 May 2014 they captured the formation of an incredible supercell thunderstorm between Wright and Newcastle, Wyoming. The timelapse footage is absolutely phenomenal. Be sure to check them out on Facebook and YouTube for more…

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May 19, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Swirling Storm from Space

Picture of the Day: A Swirling Storm from Space

Photograph by NASA Pre-Winter Storm, Southwestern Australia (NASA, International Space Station, 03/29/14) One of the Expedition 39 crew members aboard the International Space Station on March 29 used a 14mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph this pre-winter storm located just off the coast of southwestern Australia. A solar array panel on…

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Mar 13, 2014

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

Picture of the Day: What a Dust Storm from a Plane Looks Like

WHAT A DUST STORM FROM A PLANE LOOKS LIKE Photograph by RYAN SCOTT via @RaiderTex52 on Twitter This incredible dust storm (haboob) was spotted on 11 March 2014 just northwest of Amarillo, Texas from an airplane flying at approximately 38,000 ft. The amazing capture was taken by Ryan Scott who let his…

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