Click the pic for a bigger view Ok so our weather would be considered perfect by most given the sunshine and cloudless days. However, I still miss the monsoon rain. Don’t get me wrong, the 80 degree cloudless days are a welcome relief from the scorching days of summer but I still prefer a good…
Click the pick for a bigger view One of things about monsoon lightning is you never know where it will strike. Of course this can be said about lightning in general but with the Arizona monsoons it gets even more complicated.
Click the pic for a bigger view Lightning is such an awesome force of nature. This shot of lightning striking Four Peaks highlights the true beauty of Mother Nature’s electrical side.
One of my favorite things about storm chasing is catching a desert rain cell out in the open. I find it incredibly mesmerizing as the rain falls and the clouds roll through the random shapes.
Click the pic for a bigger view What’s that saying about lightning strikes twice? This past Tuesday it struck twice at the same time.
Click the pic for a bigger view Last night I had just about given up hope on any Phoenix lightning strikes happening since the weather had not cooperated all weekend. Of course when monsoon season is happening you never know what to expect.
Click the pic for a bigger view Tonight I was reminded of how hard it is to find Arizona lightning. I have always said that capturing it on camera is the easy part, its finding it that is the hard part. That was most certainly proven in tonight’s storm chase.
Stormchase Leads to a Night of Lightning Crawlers Ahh the monsoon season is here and of course that means spectacular light shows like these lightning crawlers. Last night I got a late start down to Tucson for the first big storm chase of the season. That pesky day job keeps getting in the way of…
Arizona Dust Storm Engulfs Tempe Town Lake Now that the monsoon season is here I’m ready for an old fashion Arizona dust storm just like this one from last year. With the monsoon having arrived that means for the next few months we will get our lion’s share of rain courtesy of violent thunderstorms.
Click the pic for a bigger view Arizona’s Monsoon Season Begins This past Saturday was the official start to the Arizona monsoon season. What that means is AZ will begin to see moisture moving into the state from Mexico creating violent thunderstorms with torrential downpours. In a nutshell, good times are ahead. On Saturday I received a text message from my buddy Bryan Snider…