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Itchy 02-12-2010 06:10 PM

June 03 First chase with a camera
A Line of cells were moving straight south and looked to intercept London dead on. I remember on radar it looked like a vertical skinny red snake with yellow edges. I originaly Intercepted the front left side of the line , but realized soon after I wanted to be on the front right. After going through a pea sized hail core I was met with a base with slight rotation heading south. the core was about to munch me so I didn't have much time. Looking west I could see the base, but to my east there was some kind of weird lowering. A tube coming out of the core, the becomes horizontal with a 90 degree angle on the front side.

Here is the view looking North before I turn Left on highbury road

Now under the front side a new core began to dump under a previously Lp base

Here I am making my way to the other side,looking east
Looking Southeast

Here is a crappy vid of the cell after getting out of the Hail core,
at the end you will see the weird thing I am talking about

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Still don't know what to call this...


other pic of the cell


On the way back into town for work..... this updraft exploded on the backside of the core, had a wall cloud to match with some good lifting motions and a teeny bit of rotation


Here is the view form London's NE edge looking east , Nice anvil too.

A flank began to grow and become an updraft on the storms western edge, this thing had a base with some strong lifting motions going on. Wish I could have chased it....


Nice core over town


DarkSky 02-14-2010 12:52 AM

Re: June 03 First chase with a camera
Good chase shots!

Itchy 02-18-2010 10:27 AM

Re: June 03 First chase with a camera
Thanks! looking back now when I was a noob all I can do is shake my head. Did so many stupid things back then!

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