The awesome power of this tornado, just south of Parker Colorado, is evident by the amount of earth being consumed in its vortex. Despite this power, Mother Nature was just putting on a spectacular show; only a single tree was damaged. By Zachary Caron
Moore, Oklahoma: By Agence France-Presse Tuesday, May 2013 EDT 7 children among 24 dead in Moore, Oklahoma tornado. The most dramatic events unfolded on May 20 as a large tornado devastated parts of Moore, Oklahoma.
Epic supercell thunderstorm clouds in Kansas from photographer Camille Seaman. - This is the stuff that literally gives me nightmares! Thank God I've never lived in Kansas or else I would have to be on anxiety medication.
Super-cell Lightning, Snyder, Nebraska Under a super-cell thunderstorm, a "wall cloud" or "pedestal cloud" may form. This is frequently associated with tornadoes and micro-bursts. Here, a "cloud-to-ground" lightning bolt strikes from a wall cloud.
This is an awesome picture. Supercell Thunderstorm by Sean Heavey, nationalgeographic: A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. This was a winning shot in the 2010 National Geographic Nature Gallery Photo Contest.
This is not a tornado in Namibia. Where is the flying sand? This is the shadow cast by the edge of a sand dune in Namibia. The picture was entered in the Italian National Geographic photo contest by Francesco Middei.