Trip To Tornado Alley 2002:
Hail Video Clip
Below is a short clip of the large baseball sized hail we encountered in Crosbyton, Tx. Our rental car had several smaller hail dents in the roof and hood, however, as you will hear in the video clip, there are 2 large hail stones that hit the roof and hood of the car. Both leaving a baseball sized dent. The clip is in the WMV format and is about 8.82 mbs.
Supercell Timelaps Clip
As you can see from the video and photos, that large wall cloud never produced a tornado, at least from what we could see. Several other chasers were down the road on the other side of this beast and may have captured a brief funnel that did not appear to make it to the ground. The storm began to rain itself out and pick up forward speed. Everyone had to pile into their vehicles and get down the road out of any possible danger. No big tornado this time around, but I look forward to the next trip out into the Alley!!
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