Tornado and Rainbow Over Kansas Explanation: The scene might have been considered serene if it weren't for the tornado. Last June in Kansas, storm chaser Eric Nguyen photographed this budding twister in a different light -- the light of a rainbow. Pictured above, a white tornado cloud descends from a dark storm cloud. The Sun, peeking through a clear patch of sky.
Weather pictures of the year 2011: lightning, auroras, snow and ice
Wow! The phenomenon, called a "Sundog," happens when ice crystals appear in clouds and refract the sun's rays. Taken in Heyworth, Illinois, US. Crystals Phenomenon Atmosphere - I would love to see this in person
Interview with Ryan McGinnis of The Big Storm Picture
Arcus cloud, North of Kerney, Nebraska, taken Aug 7, 2011 by Ryan McGinnis. I love extreme weather and this is the most amazing cloud formation I have ever seen. Mother Nature doing what she does best!!!!
Lightnings, hurricanes, tornados and supercells by storm chaser Camille Seaman
This Low Precipitation Supercell develops with tops climbing to 60,000 ft; the rotation was so great that it formed a beautiful swirling barber pole formation which rapidly transformed into a lovely mesocyclonic (rotating) cloud. WOW!