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Evening thunderstorm

June 11, 2013

As Bugman and I were leaving a meeting around nine this evening, we both caught a glimpse of lightning through the trees to the east.

As we drove home from the northwest side of Scottsbluff, this is what we saw:

tstorm 1(Please forgive the grainy photos. iPhone camera does not do well in low light.)

There was a near-constant flicker of lightning in that cloud.

I had envisioned going home and heading straight to bed, but instead, Bugman and I headed for the soccer field north of town to watch the show.

tstorm2 tstorm3 tstorm4 tstorm5The soccer field is a great place to watch distant thunderstorms.

Copyright 2013 by Katie Bradshaw

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  1. Rick Myers permalink
    June 11, 2013 10:04 pm

    That WAS quite a storm. I took a couple of wall cloud images and then a tornado warning was issued. Thought I saw a brief funnel but low light didn’t help. If it would have been 12 minutes earlier would have been spectacular.

    On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:02 PM, SCB Citizen

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