“Purple Rain, Purple Rain” those words rang into my ears from the song by Prince when I saw this amazing rain shaft just outside of Eloy Arizona.
Click the pic for a bigger view The summer monsoon brings lightning at the Painted Desert area of north east Arizona. Earlier this summer I was fortunate enough to storm chase in a new area for me, the Painted Desert.
Click the pic for a bigger view Last weekend stormy skies over the airport drew me out for an early evening chase. Phoenix Sky Harbor was the place to be as there were numerous storms around the area. I made my way to the airport to time lapse a monsoon storm with an amazing rain core.
Last weekend I was handed a nice bonus with a chance to film a time lapse of an Arizona monsoon storm. Sunday was looking pretty bleak as far as monsoon weather goes, so this was quite a gift.
Click the pic for a bigger view Stormy weather ahead at the Painted Desert indeed. Two of my favorite things come together for this shot in north eastern Arizona, an open highway and a monsoon storm.
Click the pic for a bigger view My first chase up in northeastern Arizona got me this high plains storm shot and I couldn’t be happier. It was a great chase with fellow chasers Bryan Snider and Scott Wood.
Click the pic for a bigger view Wow, today was a crazy storm chasing day that ended with a massive Phoenix dust storm. I set out early with my buddy Bryan Snider in hopes of time lapsing the forecasted storm.
Click the pic for a bigger view My first storm chase of the 2014 season is in the books with this Mesa storm. The chase was not long but I did manage a few photos over north Mesa AZ.
Click the pic for a bigger view Boy do I already miss the summer monsoon and getting shots like this mountain lightning strike. With actual cold weather coming to the desert right now my desire for the monsoon season to return has only grown.
Click the pic for a bigger view One of the fun things with storm chasing is getting to the right spot before the right time happens. That was the case as this monsoon storm rolls over Tempe at sunset.