Mike Umscheid begins his presentation of the Greensburg supercell & tornadoes.
Mike U. reviewing GR2 Analyst 3D enhanced reflectivity/SRV (storm-relative velocity) images of the massive destructive supercell with a tornado intensity timeline. Very cool stuff!!
Mike highlights the powerful jet streak & trough that initiated the tornado outbreak.
Crowd gathering around the TIV.
Sean Casey explains his vehicle to onlookers, including Dave Hoadley & Dr. Walt Lyons.
Looking inside the TIV.
Me sitting in the TIV-- a bit awkward since there was a sharp ledge on the inside that made for an uncomfortable drop-off.
Posing with the TIV. It's not too often you get to stand next to a 13 ton hunk of steel with a weather station & hydraulic claws!
TIV's IMAX Camera turret.
Jon Davies begins his highly educational presentations with a case study of the Spencer, SD tornadoes.
For more info on this tornado outbreak event, check out this link: http://www.stormeyes.org/tornado/spencer/spenwx.htm