Category: Lightning


Storm Chase July 29, 2016

2016 July 29:¬†Monsoon season has returned to Vegas and I took the opportunity to take a few storm selfies. ūüėČ

2009 JUL 22

Storm Shots July 22, 2009

  2009 JULY 22: ¬†Monsoon moisture fueled an outbreak of severe thunderstorms that produced high winds and extremely dangerous cloud to ground lightning in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

2014 AUG 19:  Storm Chasing - North Las Vegas

Storm Shots August 19, 2014

Timing, luck, and anticipation.  It appeared these were the key ingredients missing from a successful recipe of shooting the storms prior to August 19, 2014.  Night one resulted in driving north towards Mesquite and seeing nothing but a light rain.  Sitting atop a hill and looking towards Vegas I could see the frequent flashes of lightning

PHOTO:  AUG 02 - Storm Chasing

Storm Shots August 02, 2014

We were all sitting around watching a marathon of Dexter on TV when I noticed some thunderstorm activity in the area north of Vegas.  At 11:30 p.m. I decided to jump in the chase rig and head for the desert initially going for the Indian Springs area.   I drove towards Indian Springs and found a place to reassess


Storm Shots July 20, 2009

July 20, 2009: Monsoon moisture fueled an outbreak of thunderstorms over the Mojave Desert. Several storms produced high winds and flash flooding in the area.


Storm Shots July 07, 2014

July 07:2014: Upon returning from Sunday’s chase I noticed the underside of the chase vehicle was coated in oil. I decided it was best to work on locating the source of the oil leak and fix it because there would be more days of chasing ahead. ¬†As I was tearing down the engine looking for


Storm Shots July 06, 2014

July 06, 2014: Conditions looked favorable for storms in the area. I loaded up the truck and headed north again towards Coyote Springs. The sky is always amazing during the monsoon season and I watched as several cells moved around the area producing rain accompanied with lightning. Right at dusk, I decided to drive east


Storm Shots July 05, 2014

July 05, 2014: After reading the hazardous weather outlook by the NWS in Las Vegas, the chance to see and photograph lightning was a gamble however we decided it was worth the effort to drive towards the Lincoln county line and set up the cameras.  The NWS hazardous weather outlook for the evening: THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER