Posts Tagged ‘Weather’

Astounding Video: Train Gets Derailed By Tornado

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

People who have lived through a tornado often say that the funnel cloud sounded like a freight train. This video shot from the top of a freight train combines the sound of both and vividly demonstrates the power of tornadoes by derailing the train! Found at YouTube from MikeSenese.

Tornado Chases Tornado Chaser Down Kansas Country Road

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Mr. Cloud & Mr. Rain

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Winter Rainbow A.K.A Sun Dogs

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

I have never seen these before in my life–in all of my years living in Minnesota–but last week I twice saw what I was calling but what are popularly known as sun dogs and as a parhelion by its scientific name. Sun Dogs occur in the morning when the sun is low on the horizon and the ice crystals contained in cirrus or cirrostratus clouds reflect or refract the sunlight. Behold: