20150714 Storms Fayetteville, TN & Huntsville, AL

On 7/14/15 a decent line of storms came in from TN. I head up to Fayetteville, TN initially to catch the line early because I was worried it would lose strength at is entered Alabama (it did). In Huntsville, we got one helluva lightning show, though.

Fayetteville, TN and parts east toward Huntland, TN:

View looking north on US-64 near SR-50 intersection.

View looking north on US-64 near SR-50 intersection.

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Inside the Whale's Mouth!

Inside the Whale’s Mouth!

View looking north from US-64 just west of Huntland, TN. This picture was used on The Weather Channel about 40 minutes after I took it!

View looking north from US-64 just west of Huntland, TN. This picture was used on The Weather Channel about 40 minutes after I took it!

Massive shelf cloud.

Massive shelf cloud.

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Back inside the Whale's Mouth.

Back inside the Whale’s Mouth.

Huntsville, AL: I could post hundreds of lightning pictures from the Huntsville area. Instead, I’ll ¬†post one picture of damage and then a lightning compilation video.

Damage from winds at Madison County High School.

Damage from winds at Madison County High School.

20150422: Moore’s Mill Storms

Hail core heading eastward away from Moore's Mill & Maysville area.

Hail core heading eastward away from Moore’s Mill & Maysville area.

20150422:¬†On 4/22 storms rapidly developed in the Huntsville area and moved eastward. Because I had to work, I missed the buildup and beginning of the storms and started chasing literally as the storms were over my house. The core was 1/4 mile south of my house. The chase begins in my driveway (Moore’s Mill/Chase Valley) and goes to the Maysville area where we parked and watched the hail core head east toward S. Pittsburgh, AL.

I put together a video showcasing the hail core breach, lightning shots, and a timelapse of the hail core heading east.