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Meteorologist George Flickinger's Storm Chasing Pictures and Southern Plains Forecasts
Flickinger Weather
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Meteorologist George Flickinger's Storm Chasing Pictures and Southern Plains Forecasts
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This map from the Tulsa NWS shows the the hail track. Click photo for larger image.
Here's the "exit wound" where the lightning jumped out of the coax cable. The worst burns usually occur where lightning leaves one source and jumps to the next.
Lightning damage. My storm chaser partner', David J. Williams, suffered lightning damage at his home.  Electronics and one poor tree didn't do well..
Missing bark from the lightning.
I snagged these hailstones from the  TV station parking lot. Most hailstones were about 1 inch thick, but a few 2 inchers banged up the cars.
April 5, 2005: $$$ Hail Storm in Tulsa
A multi-million dollar hail storm battered Tulsa on April 5, 2005. I didn't chase that day due to on-air TV duties. Big hailstones pounded the TV station at about 4:35pm.