Departing Albuquerque, New Mexico I had a sense of missing Vegas. The chase rig began to cut out like it was running out of fuel and I wondered if I was really going to make the trip. The thought of ending the chase before it really started tugged away in my mind. I was two states
691 miles and a couple states away, the speedometer landed on 213,915 when I stopped for the night in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Earlier in the day near Ash Fork, Arizona the chase rig started to cut out like it was running out of fuel. I thought I might be headed back to Vegas. I stopped
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.
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
Tired from storm chasing the previous evening, we decided to casually venture out in the desert south of Las Vegas for a little exploration of the Colesseum Mine south of Primm, Nevada along the California and Nevada border. The day was amazing and we could see cumulous build up on the horizon as far as the