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NOAA's National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Texas Tech University scientists will also deploy the A probe (a.k.a. Probe 1 or P1) which utilizes a prop anemometer as the wind sensing instrument. It also features a shielded temperature and relative humidity probe, and a barometric pressure sensor.
South Dakota, Hot Springs 2009 May 22
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Particle probes/disdrometers
Oklahoma, Norman 2009 May 8
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Particle probes/disdrometers
2009 June 10
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Texas Tech Stick Net P1 deployed during Hurricane Ike in 2008.
2008
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Deploying Stick-Net
2009 June 9
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NSSL's Susan Cobb works on two laptops to upload video to a network TV station.
2009 June 11
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VORTEX2 hits the road with an impressive array of vehicles and equipment.
2009 June 9
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Lightning over National Severe Storms Laboratory mobile mesonet.
Oklahoma, Enid 2009 May 15
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VORTEX2 field command vehicle in vicinity of thunderstorm
Kansas 2009 June 9
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VORTEX2 field command vehicle during preparations for VORTEX2
Oklahoma, Norman 2009 May 10
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VORTEX2 field command vehicle in vicinity of thunderstorm
Colorado 2009 June 11
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VORTEX2 field command vehicle with tornado in sight.
Wyoming, LaGrange 2009 June 5
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Shared Mobile Atmospheric Research and Teaching Radar (SMART-R) sends out a radio wave with a 5.5cm wavelength used to detect precipitation. SR1 and SR2 were both used in VORTEX2.
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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NO-XP radar scanning before the storm during VORTEX2 operations.
Nebraska, Omaha 2009 May 31
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NO-XP radar antenna prior to operations in VORTEX2
Oklahoma, Norman 2009 April 22
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NO-XP radar during VORTEX2 operations.
Nebraska, Omaha 2009 May 31
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NCAR's David Dowell and Rasmussen Systems Erik Rasmussen coordinate V2 from inside an ambulance outfitted with communication and computer equipment.
Iowa 2009 May 31
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Mobile Mesonet vehicle stopped alongside the road with storm ahead.
Wyoming, LaGrange 2009 June 5
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Hail damage to vehicles is part of the routine.
Wyoming, LaGrange 2009 June 5
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Hail damage to vehicles is part of the routine.
Wyoming, LaGrange 2009 June 5
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Hail damage to vehicles is part of the routine.
2009 June 8
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
Wyoming, LaGrange 2009 June 5
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
Oklahoma, Enid 2009 May 15
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
Oklahoma, Enid 2009 May 15
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 9
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 9
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 9
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 9
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A thunderstorm in the Texas Panhandle
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
Oklahoma, Canton 2009 May 13
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 11
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
Oklahoma, Enid 2009 May 15
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Spectacular thunderstorm and super cell clouds observed during VORTEX2.
2009 June 9
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Lightning over the Great Plains
2009 June 11
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Lightning over the Great Plains
2009 June 11
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Lightning over the Great Plains
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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Lightning over the Great Plains
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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Lightning over the Great Plains
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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Lightning over the Great Plains
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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Not all hotels had a large meeting area that could accommodate all V2 participants assembled for the briefing - this one did.
Texas, Childress 2009 May 12
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VORTEX2 principal investigators plot the next step from the Field Command Vehicle. Left to right, Chris Weiss (TTU), Josh Wurman (CSWR), Yvette Richardson (PSU), David Dowell (NCAR), Howie Bluestein (OU), and Lou Wicker (NSSL).
Colorado 2009 June 11
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Harald Richter is interviewed by CNN
Oklahoma, Clinton 2009 May 11
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NSSL's Ted Mansell pulls out plates to help stabilize the NOAA X-Pol mobile radar.
Nebraska, Omaha 2009 May 31
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Lou Wicker, VORTEX2 PI and steering committee member.
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Keli Tarp was in the field when V2 caught their only tornado of the year
Wyoming 2009 June 5
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Good Morning America videographer zooms in on the action during VORTEX2
2009 June 9
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Sean Waugh, OU meteorology student, with Mobile Mesonet Probe 2. Sean was responsible for building the mobile mesonets.
2008 September 23
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Center for Interdisciplineary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies Mobile Weather Radar -2005
2007 May 21
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Doppler on Wheels owned by the Center for Severe Weather Research. DOW6 and DOW7 are both X-Band (3cm). Rapid-Scan DOW transmits 12 simultaneous beams. This is DOW6. This was one of a number of radars and mobile mesonets deployed around the storm by the VORTEX2 team.
2009 June 9
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HMMMMM! Must be a tornado around here somewhere. Doppler on Wheels (DOW) owned by the Center for Severe Weather Research. Rapid-Scan DOW transmits 12 simultaneous beams. This is DOW7.
2004 May 24

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