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Exciting Week for Pennsylvania Storm Enthusiasts

June 5, 2012; 4:41 PM ET

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:

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