Although storms are dangerous, we, the Pennsylvania Storm Chasers, like to document them safely. And we have had a long severe weather week, with many storms. 139 warnings were issued by 4 NWS offices in eight days, covering most of the state and including 123 Severe Thunderstorm Warnings:
The highlight of my week was on May 30 -- the AccuWeather HQ Shelf Cloud -- but I've talked about that already.
I also got a couple of kind-of-cool multi-part lightning strikes on video on May 27 and June 3:
And an assortment of rainbow and cloud photos on June 3rd. But the big news was what the other PA chasers got -- like this video which shows a vertical cloud structure from Justin Steiner on June 1 near Yorkana, Pa., or Ron Shawley's time-lapse video that may show a tornado with the storm that dropped one at Ligonier, Pa.:
I'll also give an honorable mention to Ron's "Rainbows & Wind Turbines" shot near Johnstown. And even AccuWeather VP Elliot Abrams snagged this rainbow shot Monday:
The Atlantic hurricane season of 1996 was a blockbuster season for southeast North Carolina. Could that repeat this season?
Scientifics Direct (formerly Edmund Scientific) has a sea of scientific devices and gadgets in their store, that I could only dream of as a kid!
The worst flooding this week was in Louisiana, but the unnamed low-pressure system dropped 10 inches of rain in eight states.
Here in Pennsylvania, after experiencing months with almost no rainfall and a complete lack of typical thunderstorm activity, the last 10 days have brought daily rainfall and storms.
What may go down in the record books as "The Great Flood of 2016" is now upon us. Over 30 inches of rain has fallen and thousands have been rescued from the floods.
I'm pleased to announce that the 4K version of the 360fly camera has arrived! Unboxing, in-car review, and time-lapse sample videos in this blog.