Pentecost storm near Gruiten by Aaron Sperschneider

The devastating Pentecost storm that swept over North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in 2014. The storm was described as one of the most violent in decades by the German weather service.

Stunning multicell in Erding by David Gruber

Very nice structure during the thunderstorm in Bavaria.

Tornado near Geuda Springs, Kansas by Aaron Sperschneider

It is difficult to find the right words for what we were allowed to experience that day in Kansas. In the end it was “just” a tornado, a maximum of pure vertical vorticity materialized in a condensed cloud funnel. For us it was much more – it was Mother Nature in her perfect form, an exclusive moment, pure fascination and the highlight of our tour so far.

Beautiful shelf cloud south of Munich by Michi Hutter

After a hot day, numerous thunderstorms formed between the Alps and Munich.

Mesmerizing gust front at sunset by Aaron Sperschneider

Shortly after a strong thunderstorm cell passed over our location near Fulda (Hessen, Germany), a second, weaker thunderstorm formed.

The Geuda Springs supercell by Aaron Sperschneider

This supercell displayed its dangerous beauty in the light of the setting sun. The blue sky was visible on the left while the anvil spread out above it at a height of around 15 km.

Mesmerizing thunderstorm over the Chiemsee by David Gruber

Sometimes there are storm colors and moods that you can only explain as “wow”.

Mesmerizing shelf cloud over Baltic Sea by Marius Block

Another view of an impressive shelf cloud at the coast of the Baltic Sea

Mammatus clouds illuminated by the setting sun by Aaron Sperschneider

These cloud bumps are called mammatus clouds. They look particularly impressive when illuminated by the setting sun.

Bavarian sunset thunderstorm by David Gruber

Nice evening mood during a thunderstorm in Altöting, Bavaria.

Green monster by Aaron Sperschneider

An impressive thunderstorm that we observed in the border area between Oklahoma and Texas.

Shelf cloud during sunset in Northern Italy by Michi Hutter

Panorama of the intense hail core of this severe line of thunderstorms with a photogenic shelf cloud on its front.

Turbulence by Florian Sabo

Sky full of mammatus clouds on a weakening storm in southern Bavaria

Laminar structures on a storm east of Munich by Michi Hutter

After moving towards Eastern Bavaria, the lightning activity quickly increased and beautiful laminar structures formed on this shelf cloud near Dorfen.

Ingenious crawler lightning in Bavaria by Michi Hutter

An ingenious crawler action on the back of the powerful thunderstorm cell west of Munich.

A shelf cloud over the Baltic coast by Marius Block

Impressive shelf cloud near the lighthouse in the north of Schleswig-Holstein

Highway to storm by Aaron Sperschneider

We chased this impressive line of thunderstorms in Nebraska Sandhills. Or rather, we were being chased by the thunderstorm system.

Colorful storm formations near Ferrara by Michi Hutter

This was the big highlight of a severe weather outbreak on that day in the Plains of Northern Italy.

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