13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Birth of a tornado

I took a photo of this funnel cloud while looking up into the storm as our storm chase team passed this storm to get on the other side of it. This funnel eventually formed a tornado and we were able to witness it on the other side of the storm.

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Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 06.2015
Photo Location: Simla, Colorado, Colorado, United States of America
Copyright: © Tamara Barnes