F4 Tornado

Tornado

F4 tornado that destroyed Manchester, SD. Winds were clocked at just under 260mph. This tornado occurred during a tornado outbreak that tied the record for the most tornadoes on that date. The NWS office of Sioux falls reported unofficially between 50-60 tornadoes that touched down in an 8 hour span.

Date: 06-24-03

Photographer: Scott Everhart

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Arizona Ice

Ice on radio tower

Iced Radio Tower on Mount Bigalow. 1983 brought record rains and snowfall for much of Arizona. One such snow storm created this iced pattern on this tower. The ice was often eight to ten inches thick on these metal braces. You can tell the direction of the wind by the pattern in the ice.

Location: Catalina Mountains just north of Tucson, Arizona

Date: March, 1983

Photographer: Robert Spitzer

 

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