Harrison and Nodaway Counties
|Initiation northwest of Maryville, MO.
Peggy Willenberg, Melanie Metz and
myself work to get position on this thing.
|Note time stamp compared to pic to
the left. Infow screaming in from the
east as we navigate a tough road
|Lightning strike east of
Maryville under the wall
cloud. Great shape to it.
|Looking northwest at the tail
cloud feeding in. Time to
move east again
|Just as we start east, a HUGE pop
can forms to our north. This thing
could produce at any moment!
|Still heading east as the sun breaks
through from the west providing an
|A rope vorticy forms directly
overhead. Time to get out of the
way and head to the south.
|Roger Hill and his guests are
making the same move to get
better position on the storm.
|Nice view of some sharks teeth as
we near Bethany, MO to the east
of 1 35 yet.
|Action area/wall cloud goes
through a outflow transition period
as the cell begins to cycle.
|One last try to the east of Bethany as a new
updraft area forms but it doesn't last. Time
for the 5 hour drive home. See more of this
event from Peg and Mel here.