Tag: weather

Aug 18, 2015

Wall of Fog Rolls Over Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland

Wall of Fog Rolls Over Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland

Amazing video shows a ‘wall’ of fog rolling over the Long Range Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland, Canada.

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Jul 29, 2015

14 Days, 12,000 Miles and 45,000 Frames of Storm Chasing Led to This Video

14 Days, 12,000 Miles and 45,000 Frames of Storm Chasing Led to This Video

For his 40th birthday, photographer Mike Olbinski took the trip of a lifetime, storm chasing for 14 days covering 10 states and over 12,000 miles.

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Jul 28, 2015

A Lightning Storm Captured in Super Slow Motion

A Lightning Storm Captured in Super Slow Motion

Walt Lyons and his daughter captured this incredible lightning storm with a high-speed camera as they chased it from Rapid City to Wall, South Dakota.

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Jul 22, 2015

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

This Photo was Taken 1 Million Miles from Earth

A NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has returned its first view of Earth from one million miles away.

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Jul 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds Over Wrigley Field

Picture of the Day: Mammatus Clouds Over Wrigley Field

The Chicago skies put on a show as the Cubs hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers for a game on June 22, 2015 at Wrigley Field.

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Jun 24, 2015

Storm Chaser Captures One of the “Most Beautiful Weather Phenomenons” He’s Ever Seen

Storm Chaser Captures One of the “Most Beautiful Weather Phenomenons” He’s Ever Seen

Photographer Nicolaus Wegner captures an incredible stationary supercell over the Black Hills of South Dakota near Rapid City on June 1, 2015.

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Apr 15, 2015

Guy Captures Crazy Close-Up Footage After Getting Caught in Tornado’s Path

Guy Captures Crazy Close-Up Footage After Getting Caught in Tornado’s Path

On 9 April 2015 a powerful EF-4 tornado barrelled through northern Illinois. Sam Smith, a businessman from North Carolina, was travelling from Minnesota to Indianapolis when he got caught in the tornado’s path. Smith says he had never experienced this type of weather so wasn’t sure what the safest course of action was. He…

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Apr 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: A Lonely Rain Cloud Somewhere in the Pacific

Picture of the Day: A Lonely Rain Cloud Somewhere in the Pacific

Photograph by Barto on Flickr In this aerial photo taken from the window seat of an airplane, we see a lonely rain cloud somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. The photo was recently used in a NASA article that discusses “increased rainfall in the tropics caused by more frequent storms“. Barto on Flickr via…

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Apr 2, 2015

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

“It’s going to rain anyway. Why not do something fun with it?” This simple thought by Peregrine Church has led to “rainworks”, street art that only appears when it rains. The Seattle-based artist uses a product called Always Dry (the Wood & Stone formula), a superhydrophobic coating that protects surfaces from water and…

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Feb 18, 2015

Looping Gifs of Supercell Thunderstorms

Looping Gifs of Supercell Thunderstorms

Mike Hollingshead of Extreme Instability has released an amazing series of 17 HD looping storm gifs at an amazing 1920×1080 resolution. You can check out the full gallery here but be warned, some of the gifs may take a moment to load, with some as large as 20-30 MB. Hollingshead has a tutorial on…

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