15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Groom Storm

A large tornado was forming in a huge updraft with a lot of rotation. This large tornado that was forming lost its updraft and the the storm moved on leaving this scary looking cloud feature behind. As the storm moved on it stretched the huge dissipating tornado looking feature behind.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Outside of Groom, Texas, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Gordon Cordell